Mimulus ringens (Allegheny Monkey Flower)


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1 Gallon Pot. Native. Typically grows 1-3′ (less frequently to 4′) tall on erect, square, sometimes branching stems. Features lilac-purple, snapdragon-like flowers (to 1″ long) with two-lipped, open-mouthed corollas. Flowers appear in pairs in the leaf axils on slender 1-2″ long pedicels. Each flower purportedly resembles the face of a smiling monkey (hence the common name). Flowers bloom throughout the summer.

Common Name: Allegheny monkey flower
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Phrymaceae
Native Range: North America
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Lilac-purple
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Water Plant, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Deer, Wet Soil