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Geum triflorum

Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Regular price $12.95 CAD
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While most perennials are grown for their flowers or foliage, the most striking feature of Geum triflorum ('Prairie Smoke', or 'Old Man's Whiskers'), are the upright feathery plumed seed heads, that give the plant its common names. This North American native is an interesting addition to the rock garden or informal borders



Hardiness Zone: Zone 3
Light Requirements: Full sun 
Height: 15-30 cm
Spread: 15-30 cm
Soil Requirements: Well drained, medium moisture soils, avoid winter wet conditions
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Time:
Use: Rock gardens, informal borders
Flower Colour & Shape: Reddish pink, to purple nodding globular flowers, replaced by upright smoke-like  feathery seed plumes
Foliage: Basal rosette of finely divided green leaves, turn red, purple and orange in fall.
Benefits: Unusual flowers and seed heads, dried flowers, bee plant

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