Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina

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  • Product Info

    Wild Strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)
    Rose Family
    Blooms: White, 3-4 weeks, May-June
    Leaves: Bright green, semi-evergreen, trifoliate leaves turn scarlet in the winter
    Height: 6-8”
    Space: 2-3'
    Soil: Average, very adaptable with the exception of wet soil
    Exposure:  Full sun-Part Shade
    Fauna: High wildlife value–nectar & pollen for bees, many insects feed on foliage, fruit for birds, mammals, and insects, larval host plant
    Seeds:  ½”, bright red fruits that are edible to people and animals

    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 5-9
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Mountains & Piedmont, uncommon in the Sandhills
    Provenance:Unknown, seed grown