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Callirhoe involucrata /Purple Poppy Mallow

Callirhoe involucrata  / Callirhoe involucrata
Rosy-purple flowers and parsley-like foliage
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Rosy-purple flowers and parsley-like foliage


Flowers and finely cut foliage

Border planting

A closer view of flowers

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Scientific Name: Callirhoe involucrata
Common Name: Purple Poppy Mallow
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: This trailing, native perennial looks good trailing over walls and makes an excellent groud cover. It flowers from late spring until frost. It is drought tolerant and grows best in a well drained soil. Blooms are somewhat similar to those of the althea.