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Marcus, Joseph A.
Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba (Torr. & Gray) Gray
Poppy mallow, Purple poppymallow, White poppy mallow, White winecup, Winecup
USDA Symbol: CAINL
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun
CO , FL , KS , NM , OK , TX Native Habitat:
Throughout Texas in open grasslands. Well-drained sand, loam, clay, limestone or igneous soils. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use:
Low Light Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Dry , Moist Cold Tolerant:
clay, sandy loam, gravelly clay, well drained Conditions Comments:
White winecup has masses of white to white with pink streakd flowers in spring. The trailing form and strongly lobed foliage are especially nice when planted with contrasting shapes and leaf textures of plants such as Wild Foxglove and Four-nerve Daisy. It can also look nice in a hanging basket or trailing over a wall. An attractive, spreading, drought tolerant perennial
which must be in well-drained soil.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: Moderate
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
Commercially Avail: yes
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Mr. Smarty Plants says
Reason for small winecup flowers (Callirhoe sp.)
May 25, 2007
I purchased some winecup seeds from a wildflower seed company and planted them this past autumn. I live in the northcentral Texas area. This spring, several of the seeds sprouted but they had tiny lav...
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff, LAL