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Waldsteinia ternata

Barren Strawberry
Waldsteinia ternata
Waldsteinia ternata

An excellent ground cover for shaded areas, likes bright dappled sunlight; dense, dark green strawberry-like foliage creates a beautiful forest floor scene over which the pretty yellow flowers are carried

Ornamental Features

Barren Strawberry has masses of beautiful yellow daisy flowers at the ends of the stems from early to late spring, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its round compound leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Planting & Growing

Barren Strawberry will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

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Fall Color

Deer Resistance:

full sun to partial shade







12 inches



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