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Auburn, WA (Zone 8a)
Nov 4, 2015 11:41 AM CST

Has anyone grown Rainbow treasure strawberry? Does one plant have three different bloom colors or it's a mix of different plants?

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Nov 4, 2015 10:07 PM CST
Welcome! winsorw. I am not familiar with that plant but hopefully someone will pop in here soon and be able to answer your question.

Auburn, WA (Zone 8a)
Nov 5, 2015 9:08 AM CST
Thank you abhege.
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Nov 5, 2015 9:20 AM CST
I haven't grown them, but I just googled "rainbow treasure strawberry" and there is a bunch of pictures of strawberry plants with white and rosy flowers, and many, many berries. I would doubt that one plant would have both colors of flowers on it, though. Where did you see these plants?

If it is a marketing thing at one of the big box stores or in a seed catalog, I imagine it's probably a collection of plants with both colors of flowers, and maybe even some of the white fleshed strawberries too. Or it could be a seed packet with a mix of seeds. Sounds like fun! I got "Kaleidoscope" carrots this year, a seed packet with red, purple, yellow and white carrots in it as well as orange.

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Auburn, WA (Zone 8a)
Nov 5, 2015 9:55 AM CST
Thanks Elaine, I see it in Parkseed and if you go to youtube you can see a video about it too (link below). I think you're right, it's likely from a group of several plants. I agree
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Nov 5, 2015 3:06 PM CST
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Name: Greene
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Nov 7, 2015 9:04 AM CST
Frangeria x ananassa 'Rainbow Treasure'. It's not in our database yet.

@Joannabanana) mentioned Rainbow Treasure here:

Ornamental edible strawberry; white, light pink, rose blooms on one plant. Sounds perfect.

This site says it has "delicious, sweet, scented fruit":
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Auburn, WA (Zone 8a)
Nov 7, 2015 9:36 AM CST
Thank You! Thank you Greene, I think I'll have to get them nodding
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Nov 8, 2015 12:26 PM CST
Welcome Winsorw! If you do try this, let us know how it does. Please also come visit the PNW forum - we are planning a spring plant exchange in 2016 and would love to have you come.
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Auburn, WA (Zone 8a)
Nov 8, 2015 6:41 PM CST
Thank you Bonehead, love the name BTW. I'll certainly post my results next year. I'll take a look at the PNW forum.

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