Fragaria anassa 'Ruby Ann'

Ruby Ann Ornamental/Fruiting Strawberry

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Combining showy flowers and delicious fruit, this everbearing strawberry can be grown as both an ornamental and edible perennial fruit. In addition to the sweet, medium sized fruit, ‘Ruby Ann’ produces beautiful ruby-red flowers, the reddest of the varieties that we offer. This is considered part of the hanging basket series from ABZ seeds, which include vigorous plants with runners.


More About Fragaria anassa 'Ruby Ann'

  • both ornamental and edible

Improved ornamental/fruiting strawberry is slightly mounded in form with luscious dark green foliage, deep rose-red flowers appearing in April to June, then again in fall.


Height:

6-8 in

Spread:

2-4 ft

Spacing:

12-24 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Fragaria anassa 'Ruby Ann' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Small / Miniature
  • Container
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Edging
  • Cottage Garden
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Re-bloomer
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Fall Color

  • Red

Flower Color

  • Red
  • Deep Pink

Fruit

  • bright red

Fruit Qualities

  • sweet

Fruiting Attributes

  • Self-Pollinating/Self-Fruitful
  • heavy bearer

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Creeping