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Mimulus guttatus
Common Name: Yellow Monkey Flower Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Mimulus guttatus
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A charming BC native monkey flower with large very showy bright yellow flowers with red spots that are offered in masses in spring. Deserves to be grown in more gardens. Loves moist to average soils.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Wet open sites, including seepage areas, meadows, waterfall spray zones, streambanks, springs, gravel bars, rock ledges and crevices, ditches and clearings in the lowland, steppe, montane and subalpine zones.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourRed 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeYes    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Camassia quamash
Camassia cusickii
Allium caeruleum (azureum)

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