Monkey Flower

Mimulus ringens

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Description:

A perennial herb of open swamps with blue flowers. Flowers July to September. To 3 feet tall. Needs wet or moist soil and likes full sun.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Allegheny Monkey Flower, Square Stem Monkey Flower
Plant Family:Scrophulariaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies
Bloom Time:July to September
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Acidic
Soil pH:5.5 to 6.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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