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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
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.

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.

By division.

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