Scientific Name: Fragaria chiloensis Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:coastal strawberry, wild strawberry Texture:Fine
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Basal, Leathery, Glabrous, Lustrous, Pubescent, Trifoliate (ternate), Obovate, Ciliate, Dentate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Achene, Aggregate fruit, Edible, (Accessory tissue), Red, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Attract birds, Container planting, Erosion control, Green roof technology, Ground cover, Hanging basket, Herb, Native planting, Rock garden, Urban agriculture, Wildlife food, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Low carpets of leathery, glossy, dark green leaves each have three coarsely toothed leaflets that are red tinted in winter.