Winecup

winecup or polly mallow
Name: Winecup
Height: 1-2′
Width/Spread: 1-2′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring to Early Summer
Color/Feature: Purple/white
Maintenance: Cut back to rosette in winter.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Callirhoe involucrata
Foliage has scalloped edges; trails on a vine-like stem. Sprawling plant great for filling in-between plants. Host plant for the Gray Hairstreak butterfly. Also known as Polly Mallow.

 

Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

%d bloggers like this: