Geum triflorum (Prairie Smoke) is one of the most stunning and longest lasting prairie perennials, with unmistakable feathery silver and pink seedheads in mid-spring. It is a soft, hairy plant growing typically to 16" tall with fern-like leaves. It prefers full sun and average to dry soil. It is drought tolerant once established, grows in sand, gravel and rock gardens. It spreads by rhizomes and can be naturalized to form an interesting ground cover.
Natives for Landscaping -- Choose Your Location - Florida Native Plant Society This is for Florida but look up native flowers to your state, native flowers can help prevent drought, they use less water.
Check-out this poster of native plants that will beautify your garden while attracting butterflies, bees and birds. Learn more about Ontario Nature Youth Council’s pollinator campaign: www.ontarionature.org/protect/campaigns/pollinators.php
PREV 6/16 NEXT Lewisia One of the Northwest's most beautiful wildflowers, lewisia bears charming pink, red, and white flowers in spring and summer. Their evergreen foliage is a great winter accent, too. Tip: Lewisia needs excellent drainage and does well in rock gardens. Name: Lewisia cotyledon Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 1 foot tall Zones: 6-8