Waldsteinia Fragarioides

Barren Strawberry
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Cheerful Evergreen Ground Cover
In springtime, soft yellow flowers adorn this hardy evergreen carpet. Light green leaves work well as an underplanting to small trees. Waldsteinia Fragarioides is a tough little performer that does well in woodland gardens and on shady banks. Road salt tolerant. Native to the entire Mid-Eastern and Eastern US.

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Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers
Height Short 8"
Spacing Plant 14" apart
Bloom Time Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun / Shade Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Soil Type Normal, Clay
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Evergreen

Planting Sites

  • Groundcovers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Foot Traffic Tolerant

Waldsteinia General Information

Waldsteinia are ornamental, strawberry-like plants that form a dense, weed-smothering carpet. Shiny leaves with yellow buttercup flowers. Easy to maintain and adapts to most soil types. Fruit is not edible. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Waldsteinia Plant Care

Prefers moist, humus-rich soil. Can be divided in spring or fall. Spreads by runner-like rhizomes. Does not tolerate heat & humidity.