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Callirhoe bushii

Bush's Poppy Mallow

Plant Type: Native - American
FULL Sun

Cup shaped magenta flowers bloom June through August. Rambling flower stems are more erect than those of the similar C. inbolucrata. Long tap root provides good drought tolerance buts makes transplanting of established plants more difficult.


Height

12-18"

Spread

12-24"

Growth Habit

SPILLER (low/trailing)

Landscape Application:

Forms a good sprawling native ground cover.

Callirhoe bushii Plant Care:

Long tap root provides good drought tolerance buts makes transplanting of established plants more difficult.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

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Bush's Poppy Mallow Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Moderate
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant

Bush's Poppy Mallow Additional Information

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