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Callirhoe involucrata

Also called Wine Cups


Callirhoe involucrata - Purple Poppy Mallow - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Callirhoe involucrata

  • Five-petaled, cup-shaped, magenta flowers with white centres
  • Lush, green foliage forms a low, ground cover
  • Behaves like an ivy
  • Suitable for rock gardens and rock walls
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer

Zone:

4

Height:

15-25 cm

Spread:

50-80 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Purple Poppy Mallow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, a well-drained soil, in full sun. This plant has a deep taproot, which, once established has good drought tolerance, but makes it difficult to transplant. Protect from winter moisture. 


Callirhoe involucrata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Trailing

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Border/edging