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.
Make a Mini-Prairie ~~ Including native plants in your garden creates habitat for all sorts of desirable wildlife. This prairie-inspired plan includes native grasses and wildflowers that will become a magnet for birds, butterflies, and other fun-to-watch critters. Garden size: 20 by 8 feet.
Mexican Feather (Stipa tenuissima) "A deciduous perennial, this compact and popular species of grass has fine, arching, green foliage. It produces masses of pale, feathery flowers that almost obscure the leaves, followed by seedheads in summer. The foliage should be cut back in the fall. This fully hardy plant prefers well-drained to."… More - 12 Types of Prairie Meadow Plants on HGTV