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Geum fragarioides

Barren Strawberry

  • »  Also known as Waldsteinia fragarioides
  • »  Tolerates full sun
  • »  Dainty, single yellow flowers from April to July
  • »  Easy to grow and pest free
  • »  Forms a thick, weed choking groundcover
  • »  Perfect for massing in sunny areas
  • »  Evergreen with bronze winter color

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This small scale native will make a big impression on your landscape, thriving in some of your toughest spots while looking fresh and colorful throughout the year. Dense and low, it is an eye-catching groundcover featuring three-lobed foliage and waves of single yellow flowers from April to July.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips for Geum fragarioides

Plant in average, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable to many types of soil but prefers humus-rich, slightly acidic soils. Generally intolerant of the heat and humidity of the Deep South does best in northern climates with cool summers.