Winecups (aka, Purple Poppy Mallow)

Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata Winecups Plant Select
This native plant thrives at the front of the border, in the wild garden and in xeriscapes where it can enjoy the full sun. It blooms with wine-red flowers from April to hard frost. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Less water and some pinching back will help this plant stay more compact and keep it from spreading as wide. It does self-seed, so remove any seedlings when they are young, before the roots get a good foothold.
Plant Type Groundcover
Height 8-12 inches
Width 48-60 inches
Flowering Season April to hard frost
Flower Color Pink
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3-9
Soil Type Well-drained clay, loam or sandy soil
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 1999
Annual Commercial Maintenance Cut back/shear to base every spring
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance No maintenance, long lived plant that is well behaved.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft

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