name: "Poppy Mallow" or "Prairie
Latin name: Callirhoe involucrata
Elevation to: 7500'
Growth habit: Groundcover
Max height: 6" - 12"
Flowers: Yes, June - August Flower type: Cupped racemes
Native to area: Yes
Available varieties: 1
Plant Poppy Mallow in full sun in well drained soil. Poppy Mallow
prefers sandy soil, but
will adapt to most soil types. "Poppy Mallow" will
thrive in hot, sunny locations. Very drought tolerant. Great for
rock and native plant gardens... as well as cascading down slopes.
Callirhoe involucrata was chosen as a Plant Select™ variety
Purchase pre-started plants at your local Garden Center.
Potential pests ~ diseases: Aphids, powdery mildew or
spider mites. We have an picture of spider mites and their damage
in the house plant section.