Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa 'Pink Panda') in the Strawberries Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Edible
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Dynamic Accumulator: Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Offsets
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets

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Comments:
Posted by Bonehead on Mar 21, 2014 8:46 AM

A happy-go-lucky little groundcover. Does well in sun to part-shade. Sends off shoots readily to multiply, and is easy to transplant. I like this at the front of beds, extending as far as they will go under shrubs and taller perennials. It makes a nice bright statement in full spring bloom, then continues to flower sporadically throughout summer. The teeny little berries are rather insipid, but the birds (and chickens) like them. Makes a nice pairing with Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa) as a companion ground cover that is more shade tolerant and will stay farther back in the bed.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's Blooming 2017 - Photos and Chat. by NJBobOct 13, 2017 8:02 PM1,482
NW shade ground cover plants and also sun loving plants that need less water by aothompsonJul 1, 2017 9:02 AM12
Flowering perennial groundcover by GuyboMay 15, 2014 5:08 AM25

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