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Rock and Alpine Gardening: wild strawberry ?

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Hiouchi, CA
(Zone 8b)

March 29, 2007
9:05 PM

Post #3334486

i have seen wild strawberrys with small berrys in the same general location as this one. on the bluffs overlooking the ocean but i have never seen a red leaf as dark and red as this one


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Barto, PA
(Zone 6b)

April 1, 2007
1:40 PM

Post #3343593

Sometimes the cold will turn the leaves that color around here. Does it cold there?
Hiouchi, CA
(Zone 8b)

April 1, 2007
3:50 PM

Post #3343983

hi Tammy
that would explain it
we did have a record cold late Jan this year
i bet i will see more of these this year

St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)

May 4, 2007
9:12 AM

Post #3461762

That strawberry is Fragaria chiloense, Chilean Strawberry as opposed to F. virginiana, which is the common strawberry in eastern North America. I have F. chiloense and it turns almost completely red in winter!

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