Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Bush’s Poppy Mallow

Callirhoe bushii
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Glade
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Pink / Rose, Purple
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 1
Hardy To Zone: 1

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Callirhoe bushii by Mervin Wallace
Photo: Mervin Wallace
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

24 to
30
inches

Spread:

18 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
30
inches
Spread: 18 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
30
inches
Spread: 18 to
24
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Use in partially shaded beds or in full sun.
Establishment and Care Instructions
In formal gardens, cut flower stems off after flowering to expose attractive basal foliage in fall and early winter.
Special Features
Special Usage
Basic Description

“Wine cups” is another name for these 2-inch diameter magenta flowers. In June and July, many flower stems angle gracefully out from the center to form 30-inch tall mounds, 2 inches in diameter.

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