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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:

4-6 Inches


24-36 Inches


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


Season of Interest

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

Soil Moisture


Special Uses

Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map