Callirhoe papaver

woodland poppymallow

Malvaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft    Width: wide-spreading
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      red,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Small specimen plant.
Propagation: This plant is state-listed as Endangered. Please acquire only through reputable nurseries or grow it from seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Larval Host to the checkered-skipper (Pyrgus communis). Attracts bees.
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Upland mixed forest. Found in edges or understosry and on roadsides.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A