Names include: Torch Flower, Three-flowered Avens,
Old Man's Whiskers, Maidenhair,
Purple Avens, and Prairie Avens
Height: Usually grows 6" to 1' tall
Blooming Time: Blooms in mid to late spring (May). The blooms are generally pink, burgundy, or a reddish-purple color. The fruits are the showiest part of the plant and how they get their name. They have long, feathery plumes about 2" long giving it the smoke-like appearance.
Planting: Has both seeds and rhizomes. Difficult to grow by seed. Best if transplanted in the fall season.
Germination: No freezing is necessary, but it would have higher germination if is 33-38 Degree weather for 30-60 days.