Purple Poppy Mallow
Purple Poppy Mallow has magenta, cup shaped blooms that resemble poppies. The large, deeply lobed leaves of the poppy mallow create unique interest, and a great backdrop of color and texture for the brilliant blooms. The handsome, cutleaf foliage of this mat forming perennial makes an excellent ground cover for rock gardens, meadows and native plantings. It can also be grown to cascade over a wall. Attracts bees and butterflies. Blooms Summer through frost. This perennial wildflower sprawls across the ground, producing several vine-like stems from a central taproot. These stems are light green to dull reddish purple and covered with spreading white hairs.
Callirhoe involucrata thrives in Full Sun. It will grow 6-12″ tall and spread 2 to 3 feet. Plant in zones 4 to 8. Its long tap root makes it drought tolerant once established. However, it is also difficult to transplant an established plant. May self seed in optimum conditions. Tolerates dry, rocky soil. Drought resistant. Poppy Mallow is a native of North Dakota, Wyoming, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Utah.
Care & Shipping Notes
Purple Poppy Mallow is an easy to grow plant. There are no serious disease or insect problems. Crown rot may occur in poorly drained soil. Very drought tolerant. Rabbits may feed on the foliage. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.