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Mimulus guttatus


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.

Common Name: Yellow Monkey Flower

Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: Yes

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.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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