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Callirhoe involucrata

Purple Poppy Mallow

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Callirhoe involucrata (Purple Poppy Mallow)

Showy, cup-shaped magenta flowers bloom from June through frost. The trailing stems will hang over rocks or walls. This plant makes an excellent ground cover for sunny sites and can also be used in containers and cellular walls.

Additional Information:


Height
4-6 Inches

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Spread
24-36 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Purple Red


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium), Missouri Primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), Western Sunflower (Helianthus occidentalis), Missouri Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia missouriensis), Orange Coneflower (Rudbeckia fulgida)

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map