Monkey Flower

Native to North and South America, South Africa, East Asia and Australia this striking annual is not a common plant grower lean towards.  With it streaked, mottled or spotted design of contrasting shades it can be grown by seed in the early Spring and enjoyed all season long.  Despite it’s bright colours the monkey flower will do incredibly well in a shady location.

Monkey Flower

Mimulus x hybridus

  • Light Exposure: Sun-partial shade
  • Soil Type: Fertile, organic, well draining
  • Height: 6-10″
  • Width: 9″
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring-Fall
  • Bloom Colour: Yellow, red, rose, cream, orange, bicolor, spotted
  • Foliage Colour: Medium green
  • Pests and Disease: Aphids, whitefly
  • Landscape Uses: Containers, beds, borders
  • Special Features: Easy to grow
  • Zone: 2-8

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