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Prairie Smoke

This is a discussion on Prairie Smoke within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; or Geum triflorum. These have the coolest seed heads. It's easy to see why the ...

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    or Geum triflorum. These have the coolest seed heads. It's easy to see why the plant was named this.



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    Oooh. Those are awesome, Kev. You're right, they're very aptly named.

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    WOW! Nice one Kev, they look like me on a bad hair day! Yes I know still stunning !

    So... when those seeds fly off in the air, do they then start to grow where ever they land, I mean can they become a real weed and stuff.. are they real easy to grow?

    I just added this to my orchid wish list... and yes I know it's not an orchid, but well, it's early and I've only had one sip of my tea!

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    Cool, cool, cool!

    I was thinking they should be called 'Big Hair'.

    I lived in a very Italian part of Brooklyn for a stint...
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    Glad you like them.

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    They are like a bad hair day, but hair full of spray or something. What's really kind of strange is that they don't fly away. When it rains they just get real droopy like a REALLY BAD HAIR DAY. I've never noticed them sprouting all over the garden, but then again I do clean my garden like I clean my house. Nothing really has a chance to grow if I haven't planted it.

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    It could be a hair band from the 80's!




    Very pretty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sadie
    It could be a hair band from the 80's!
    lol! Bingo! Absolutely!

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    Wow Kev, that is awesome. I have got to see your garden some day. You have more interesting and unusual plants than I thought was possible for a garden in MN! Thanks for sharing.

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