Mimulus cardinalis

Scarlet Monkeyflower

Plant family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Red
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 1-2 feet, 2-3 feet, 3-5 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Riparian

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Clay, Sand, Serpentine

Special Characteristic

Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

This monkeyflower has soft, bright green leaves, and stunning red tubular flowers most of the year. It is naturally found growing along streambeds and in riparian areas so you can expect to give this Monkeyflower some moisture and shade to do well. It brings great color to a woodland effect garden, scontrasting well with the foliage of ferns and other greenery. A favorite with hummingbirds and a great choice for those who love showy and colorful flower shows.

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