Wide, trifoliate leaves are evergreen and back large white flowers that bloom in spring and continue into the summer months along the stems of this vigorous, spreading plant. Delicious red berries are prized by man, animal and bird alike. Butterflies visit the plants for nectar. Perfect for groundcover and erosion control situations.
Quick spreading by runners helps control erosion
Small fruit is tasty and edible
Drought tolerant and a must for sandy soils
Long blooming and perfect for a container
A great food and nectar source for native wildlife
Easy to grow
Sunny, sandy soiled areas from Coastal Alaska south along the Pacific coast to southern California
The word strawberry comes from the Anglo-Saxon streawberige, referring to the berries strewing their runners out over the ground.
Coast strawberry is quite drought tolerant, making it an ideal, sand-binding ground cover. Birds relish the fruit and dispurse the seeds.