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Pink Panda Strawberry

Scientific name: Fragaria sp. 'Pink Panda'

Type:Groundcovers Herbaceus
Plant Requirements
Zone:4 to 8
Sun:Full to partial sun
Plant Characteristics
Height:0 ft
Width:2 ft
Bloom:Showy flowers
Bloom Time:May to September
Bloom Color:Pink
Additional Characteristics



Wildlife value

Description Developed in England as an ornamental ground cover, Pink Panda strawberry makes a wonderful hanging basket plant as well. This plant is a hybrid cross between Marsh Cinquefoil (Potentilla palustris), and the Beach Strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis).

This strawberry variant performs well as a low growing herbaceous groundcover attaining a height of 5” and a spread of up to 24”. The plants bear glossy dark green, alternate leaves which are ¾” inches wide and 1.25” long. Over time the original plants send out runners (above ground stolons) which give rise to daughter plants, thus contributing to the spreading nature.

Pink blossoms cover the plants in the month of May. If the plants are growing vigorously, the leaves may partially obscure the pink petals.

Edible fruit may appear sporadically, but the ones that form are usually very small.

Needs full sun to set as many flowers as possible. If the soil is too rich, more foliage than flowers result. If the site is too warm Pink Panda will benefit from some shade.

Pest free.
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