Common Name: Sharpwing Monkeyflower

  • Habit: Perennial Herb
  • Light: Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Wet, Moist, Average
  • Height: 2-5′
  • Flower: Blue, Violet, Pink, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sept
  • Fruit: Small brown pod containing seeds
  • Fall Color: No
  • Natural Habitat: Woodland Edge, Grasslands/Prairies

SKU: mim_rin_000 Categories:
Mimulus ringens is a perennial herb with upright square stem and opposite, clasping leaves topped with flowers. Flowers are purple-blue and asymmetric with two prominent lower lips said to resemble a monkey’s face. Spreads by self-seeding and creeping rhizomes in moist conditions. Good for rain gardens, bogs, and low-lying areas with poor drainage.

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