Callirhoe involucrata (Purple Poppy Mallow)


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1 Gallon Pot. Native. Callirhoe involucrata, commonly called purple poppy mallow, is a mat-forming, native perennial which most frequently occurs in dryish, rocky soils in prairies, fields and along roadsides. Plants typically form a low foliage mound from 6-9″ tall on stems which spread along the ground to 3′ wide. Solitary, upward facing, cup-shaped, five-petaled, poppy-like, magenta flowers continuously appear on thin stems above the foliage from mid-spring to fall.

Common Name: purple poppy mallow
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Malvaceae
Native Range: Central United States
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 0.50 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Magenta
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil