Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke, Old Man's Whiskers, Purple Avens, Avens, Grecian Rose

Use these perennials with their intensely-colored, Rose-like flowers and dense mounds of rounded, green leaves in mixed perennial borders or cutting gardens. Double, semi-double or single blooms are bright yellow, white or red. Best in northern climates in full sun with well-drained, organic soil and ample moisture. Evergreen foliage in warmer climates. Use taller plants in borders. Start by division or seed.
Geum triflorum, Prairie Smoke, Old Man's Whiskers, Purple Avens, Avens, Grecian Rose
Called Prairie Smoke and Old Man's Whiskers, the whole plant is often furry, and the seeds have long, feathery gray tails. Blossoms range from maroon to pink to yellow.

Attributes - Geum triflorum

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Pink, Red, Yellow

Foliage: Semi-Deciduous

Height: 4 in. to 6 in.

Width: 1 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Cut Flowers.

Related Plants

Geum 'Borisii', Geum 'Starker's Magnificent', Geum x quellyon 'Lady Stratheden', Geum x quellyon 'Mrs. J. Bradshaw'
 
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