Callirhoe involucrata

Wine Cups (Poppy Mallow)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Poppy Mallow (Wine Cups) is a native wildflower that decorates the garden with a summer-long display of bright magenta pink flowers. A sprawling grower, Callirhoe involucrata's long branches spread out across the ground to create a colorful mat of flowers and foliage. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).


More About Callirhoe involucrata

  • 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.


Interesting Notes:

a native wildflower

drought resistant/drought tolerant

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Height:

4-8 in

Spread:

6-12 in

Hardiness Zone:

(4) 5-9

Callirhoe involucrata Characteristics

Attributes

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

Exposure

  • 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

Habit

  • Creeping
  • Spreading