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botanical name:
Waldsteinia ternata
Waldsteinia ternata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barren Strawberry, Siberian Waldsteinia
synonyms:  Waldsteinia trifolia
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.10m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Mat forming and good ground cover. Good evergreen foliage of strawberry like trifoliate divided leaves, which turn a purplish colour in Winter. The small attractive bright yellow flowers are unfortunately rather sporadically produced. Evergreen or semi-evergreen in very cold climates.

cultivation:
Cut out dead or straggly growth. Divide established mats in to small pieces and plant immediately in permanent positions. Mulch spring and autumn. Feed with general purpose fertiliser in mid-spring and after midsummer.

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
Has a wide natural distribution from Southern Europe, through Russia, Siberia, China and Japan.
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