Fragaria ananassa, F. vesca
RUBY ANN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Ruby Ann is the showiest strawberry for hanging baskets. Plants are covered in waves of very early, brilliant ruby red flowers . Blooms are followed by medium size, mild, sweet fruits. Flowers and fruit are produced all summer long.
TRISTAN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Compact, early flowering, nearly runner-less, day neutral, ever-bearing, high-yielding plants. Grows 9-12″ tall, spreads 18-24″ wide. Spring and summer is covered in masses of deep rose flowers. Mid-size fruits sweet and tasty, ripen steadily all summer. An outstanding ornamental edible perfect for hanging baskets, pots, or in ground planting.
TEMPTATION Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
An ideal strawberry for hanging baskets or containers, these vigorous, nearly runnerless plants produce large, luscious dark red 2″ berries beginning in early to mid-summer and continue fruiting until frost.
ROMAN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Vigorous everbearing plants with few runners produce masses of showy semi-double flower trusses of apple blossom-pink followed by mid-sized aromatic and delicious deep red berries beginning in May. They continue to develop and ripen throughout the growing season. A showy and tasty selection that is particularly beautiful when used in containers and hanging baskets.
TARPAN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Vigorous, healthy, everbearing plants produce many runners, and sensational large semi-double deep rose flowers from spring until fall. Fruiting begins in May with elongated bright red juicy berries, they will continue to develop and ripen throughout the season. A superb ornamental edible, Tarpan is an outstanding performer for hanging baskets and containers.
MERLAN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Beautiful, pink spring flowers are followed by red, delicious, sweet berries which are higher in vitamin C content than most strawberries. Fruit appears in waves throughout the summer. Plants are compact, early flowering and produces few or no runners.
MIGNONETTE Alpine Strawberry (OP) Fragaria vesca
Plants are compact, vigorous, heavy blooming and runnerless. Berries are bright red, fragrant, delicious, and are produced from spring through fall. Will often naturalize in partly shaded, regularly watered areas of the garden. Superb in containers. In France, Mignonette is the strawberry most often used to garnish champagne.
YELLOW WONDER Alpine Strawberry (OP) Fragaria vesca
Tasty white-yellow berries that do not attract birds. Grows 6-8″ tall. Rare.
ALEXANDRIA Alpine Strawberry (OP) Fragaria vesca
Organically grown. Improved selection features fruits twice the size of wild berries. Compact, heavy blooming, runner-less perennials produce large amounts of fragrant and tasty strawberries continuously from spring through fall. Will often naturalize in partly shaded, well watered areas of your garden. Superb in containers.
FRESCA Strawberry (OP) Fragaria x ananassa
This is the best seed grown, open pollinated, traditional strawberry. The delicious 1″ berries appear all summer long on compact, runner-less plants. Perfect for containers or raised beds. For the fastest crop start seeds indoors in winter and plant outside in spring.
LORAN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
These everbearing strawberries are compact, early flowering, with deep green leaves, and produce almost no runners. The beautiful white flowers arrive in waves throughout the season and are followed by large deep red, delicious berries from May onwards.
PIKAN Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Vigorous, compact, early, heavy blooming, day neutral plants, with deep, glossy green foliage, and some runners. Pikan's beautiful pink flowers set sweet, tasty mid-size fruits, from late spring through early fall. One of the best ornamental edibles, Pikan is an excellent performer both in containers, and the garden.
TOSCANA Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Large 1½-2″ dark pink flowers from May until frost. Deep red, cone-shape, sugary, juicy and delicious summer fruit. Fruit sets on mother plant and along runners. Toscana produces up to 2 pounds of strawberries per plant. Vigorous growing to 8-10″ tall and 12-18″ wide, with runners to 3′ long. A showy, productive, totally sweet choice for containers, flower beds, or vegetable gardens. A Fleuroselect FleuroStar award winner.
How to Plant Strawberry Seeds
Traditional Strawberries: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-65°F., germination averages 21-30 days. Transplant into the garden, 12″ apart.
Alpine Strawberries: Sow in cell packs or flats, press into soil, barely cover. Cover flat with newspaper to exclude light; keep out of direct sun. Kept at 60°F., germination is in 2-5 weeks. Transplant 1′ apart.