Fragaria chiloensis 'Aulon'

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Fragaria chiloensis 'Aulon'
Fragaria chiloensis 'Aulon'
Fragaria chiloensis 'Aulon'

Species Name: Fragaria chiloensis 'Aulon'
Common Name: Aulon beach strawberry

Large glossy leaves distinguish this selection. Large 1 inch white flowers. Full sun on the coast or some shade inland. Does not tolerate daily garden water. Birds and people love the berries.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 6 in. H x spreading
Growth Habit: Rosette, spreading by stolons
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden. Introduced from Brett Hall
Natural Habitat: Coastal sand dunes

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.