Fringed Poppy Mallow, Standing Winecups
DetailsCallirhoe digitata (Standing Winecups) is a tall, upright growing cousin of common winecup (Callirhoe involucrata), a graceful perennial that blooms all summer with showy magenta-pink flowers. A native to the lower mid-West and eastern Great Plains, Callirhoe digitata is a wildflower with slender flower spikes that reach high above its low growing, fine textured foliage. A favorite flower of bumblebees.
|Common Name||Fringed Poppy Mallow, Standing Winecups|
|Botanical Name||Callirhoe digitata|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||36" tall|
|Mature Spread||12-15" wide|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)|
|Advantages||Rabbit Resistant, Native, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Low Maintenance|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US, Suitable Above 7000 ft|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Tips On Growing Callirhoe (Poppy Mallow)
Callirhoe (Poppy Mallow) - is a native genus of magenta or pink blooming perennials from the prairies and meadows of the mid-section of the US.
Preferred growing conditions:
- Plant in most any soil including clay with full sun conditions. In dry Western US, mulch with gravel or other coarse texted non-bark mulch. No mulch need in Eastern US.
- Keep regularly watered for the first growing season to establish the roots. Thereafer, infrequent but deep watering is best.
- Protect from browsing rabbits.
- Fertilize lightly in fall with Yum Yum Mix/compost blend.
- Deadhead to prolong blooming. Cut back hard in early to mid-spring just above where the stems emerge from the carrot-like root. Stems will often detach themselves.
- Plants are generally tap-rooted and shouldn't be divided or moved after they are established.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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