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Callirhoe triangulata

Common name clustered poppy mallow
Family malvaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-8)
Flowers deep rose-purple
Size 1-3'
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant once established; resents transplanting

Unlike the more commonly grown C. involucrata, this is an erect perennial, named for its triangular basal leaves.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade, dehusked and sandpapered. a) baggy 70F (31d; 17%G, 16d) - 35F (7w) - 70F (33%G, 3-12d). b) baggy 35F (12w) - 70F (67%G, 3d)

Cold stage apparently necessary for optimal germination.

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