Old Man'S Whiskers
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Mid and Western North America
Strong sassafras-flavored root tea was used to treat coughs, fevers and sore throats.
Source of plant
Prairie Moon Nursery
Geum’s 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.
USDA Hardiness Zone