Soil: Mesic (Medium-Moist)
Sun: Part Shade – Shade
Bloom: May – July
Suggested Uses: Woodland strawberries are a beautiful addition to any woodland garden with rich, moist soil. Strawberries spread by runners (above-ground shoots). They can be a great, spreading ground cover but they can overwhelm a small garden if is not maintained regularly.
Native Range: Native throughout much of the U.S. except the South.
Flowers: Flowers are typically 1/2″ in diameter, with 3-5 flowers per plant. Each has 5 white petals and yellow centers (stigmas and stamens). Flowers typically bloom on stems above the leaves. Small, red strawberries develop later in the summer.
Leaves: Basal, palmately compound with 3 leaflets each. Noticeably toothed with prominent veins.
Note: Similar in appearance to Wild Strawberries (Fragaria virginiana).
More information: USDA plant profile