Monkey Flower

Mimulus ringens

Hummingbirds are regular visitors to the bright blue flowers of Monkey Flower. This fast-growing wetland plant is easy to grow from transplants or seeds. Combine with other low growing wetland plants such as Irises and Lobelias for a low profile rain …

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Availability: In stock
SKU
65760
Seeds 2,500,000 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $10.00
1/2 Oz $15.00
Oz $25.00
Lb $375.00
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Moist, Wet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 1' - 3'
Bloom Color Blue
Bloom Time June, July, Aug
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds, Host Plant
Seeds per Oz 2500000
Propagation Treatment Moist Stratification
Days to Moist Stratify 30 days
Direct Sowing Time Early Spring, Fall

Hummingbirds are regular visitors to the bright blue flowers of Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens). This fast-growing wetland plant is easy to grow from seeds or transplants. Combine it with other low-growing wetland plants such as Irises and Lobelias for a low profile rain garden. Monkey Flower is a host plant and nectar source for the Common Buckeye and Baltimore Checkerspot butterflies.