Poppy Mallow (Callirhoe bushii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Magenta
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 22, 2014 10:16 AM

A drought-tolerant native species.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Parsnip type weed growing everywhere by Jackiecg Nov 14, 2016 6:42 AM 28
Callirhoe by CarolineScott Jan 13, 2014 8:42 PM 9
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