“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Geum triflorum

Three Flowered Avens

Garden(s):

LoH2O, Crevice

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

10-30 cm (4-12 in)

Spread:

30 cm (12 in)

Light:

Full Sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

May, June

Bloom Colour:

Red

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained

Notes:

Feathery gray seed heads until late summer then reddish fall foliage. Also known as Old Man's Whiskers and Prairie Smoke.