Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

A lovely, diminutive plant of alvar sites, Prairie Smoke produces small red bell-shaped flowers in May which look like puffs of smoke when they go to seed. Very drought-tolerant plants for full sun.

Height: 18-24 inches

Sun Requirements: Prefers full sun but can tolerate some shade

Water Requirements: Prefers dryer soils

Flowers: Purple/red flowers in May/June

Attracts: Butterflies and bees