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Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:12-15 Inches
  • Spread:12-15 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink/Red

The interesting aspect of this plant is its seedhead. 'Prairie Smoke' describes this unique plant perfectly!

Featured
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
April - May
Additional Information about Geum triflorum

A spring-blooming North American native prairie plant. Native Americans once boiled the roots to produce a root tea that was used medicinally for a variety of purposes such as wound applications and sore throat treatments.

This is planted in The Lurie Garden at Millenium Park.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Geum triflorum

Will reseed in your garden. Spreads by rhizomes and can be naturalized to form an interesting ground cover.