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Purple Poppy Mallow, Wine Cup
Scientific Name: Callirhoe involucrata (Torr. & Gray) Gray
Family: Malvaceae
Purple Poppy Mallow, Wine Cup (Callirhoe  involucrata)
Callirhoe involucrata at the Flagstaff Arboretum in August
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-3,7-14,29,30,32-35,41,43
USDA: 4-8

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Central North America, from southern Canada to northern Mexico

Growth Habits: Perennial, 6 to 12 inches tall (15-30 cm), up to 3 feet wide (90 cm); palmately divided leaves, with 5 to 7 lobes, around 6 inches wide (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Low to moderate water, drought tolerant, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, self-sow, transplant difficult because of the tap root

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 518. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.

Blooming Habits:
Bright purplish-red cup-shaped flowers, up to 2.5 inches in diameter (6 cm), with 5 petals. The Wine Cup blooms in summer

Fruiting Habits:

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