Callirhoe involucrata var. 'tenuissima'

Mexican Wine Cups (Poppy Mallow)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

At the end of the spreading branches are masses of 2-3" wide, light lavender-purple flowers that last until midsummer...much longer than those of typical Callirhoe involucrata. 

More About Callirhoe involucrata var. 'tenuissima'

  • used medicinally against warts
  • honey-bee food
  • good in rockeries

Bright pink/lavender, poppy-like blossoms. Drought tolerant. Moderate self-seeds in optimum growing conditions.

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4-8 in


6-12 in

Hardiness Zone:


Callirhoe involucrata var. 'tenuissima' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Medicinal
  • Specimen
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil
  • Dry

Flower Color

  • Light Pink
  • Lavender


  • Creeping
  • Spreading