$2.95 – $6.95
Soil: Hydric (Wet) to Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The 1″ flowers are 2 lipped. The top lip is 2 lobed. The lower lip is 3 lobed. There are 4 stamens.
Leaves: The un-stalked, alternate leaves are 2″-4″ long and oblong to lance-shaped.
This fun plant with violet Snapdragon-like flowers is a nice addition to the garden, rain garden or shoreline restoration project. Having a fairly long period of bloom makes this plant especially nice!
Name: Mimulus is Latin for “little buffoon.” Snapdragon-like flowers look like cute, little monkeys!
Other Names: Square-stemmed Monkeyflower