Go Back Geum Prairie Smoke

Geum triflorum 'Prairie Smoke'

Plant Type: Perennials

Geums charming, nodding pink spring flowers give rise to feathery, smoky-pink seed heads that decorate the plants in mid-summer.  Spreading slowly from its roots, Prairie Smoke can be used as a small-scale groundcover.  Grows easily in lean-to-average fertility garden soils.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Flower Color

Pink

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

18 in.

Good Companions

A nice companion for the various prairie grasses like Little Blue Stem (Schizachyrium) and Junegrass (Koelaria). Extremely cold hardy.

Plant Height

12-15 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Ground cover, Border

Bloom Time

Mid summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun

Growth Rate

medium to fast

Seasonal Interests