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Fragaria

'Lipstick'





Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Fragaria
Cultivar
'Lipstick'
Category
Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 9
Height
15 - 30 cm
Spread
15 - 30 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctober
Landscape
Ground cover, rock gardens, foundations and container planting.
Cultivation
Full sun and partial-shade. Moist, well-drained humusy soils.
Growth
Medium
Pests
Berries are susceptible to anthracnose, leaf spots, rots, wilts, powdery mildew and blights. Spider mites and aphids may be a problem.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Clumps of tri-foliate, coarsely-toother, strawberry-like foliage that forms a bushy, compact mound that is 20 cm tall.
Flower Description
Small, 5-petaled flowers that are 3 - 4 cm in diameter, appear late spring to early summer and again in autumn. Flowers occasionally produce berries.
Fruit Description
Small berries.
Colour Description
The flowers are rose-red with a yellow center. The foliage is deep green.
Notable Specimens
Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada.
Ethnobotanical Uses (Disclaimer)
The fruit is edible.
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