Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Fringed Poppy Mallow

Callirhoe digitata
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Prairie, Glade
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Purple, Red
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

2 to
4
feet

Spread:

2 to
feet
Size
Height: 2 to
4
feet
Spread: 2 to
feet
Size
Height: 2 to
4
feet
Spread: 2 to
feet
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
Full sun, and extremely drought tolerant plant Native to prairies and glades of the Ozarks. Flowering stems stand erect without support and make quite a show of purple dancing in the wind.
Special Features
Special Usage
Basic Description

Gorgeous 2″ magenta flowers with fringed petals, blooms on erect stems in spring to mid-summer. Foliage is blueish green, deeply divided lobes. Stems have a whitish coating that can be rubbed off.

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