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Callirhoe

Callirhoe spp.

Callirhoe involucrata group by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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Callirhoe involucrata group
Callirhoe involucrata 1

Callirhoe Overview

Genus of around 9 hardy annual and tap-rooted perennial species also called poppy mallows. They originate from prairie and grasslands in North America. This genus has alternate leaves which are deeply palmately lobed and cup-shaped brightly coloured flowers, common colours include a range of shades of pink and purple. One species Callirhoe involucrata is cultivated as a garden plant and does particularly well in dry soils.