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Mimulus ringens

Also called Allegheny Monkey Flower, Square-stemmed Monkey flw


More About Mimulus ringens

  • AKA Diplacus ringens
  • Lilac-purple, tubular, two-lipped flowers
  • Individual flowers develop from the leaf axils of the upper stems
  • Opposite, green leaves are 10 cm long and 2.5 cm across
  • Identified by their unique, square stems
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Flower Size: 3 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

75-85 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Purple,Mauve-lilac

Monkey Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Does not tolerate summer heat and is best grown in partial shade. It will naturalize under optimum conditions by both self-seeding or by creeping rhizomes. Can be found in swampy areas, wet meadows, by pond or stream banks or in low woods. 

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Mimulus ringens Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Wetland (Root submerged)
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing