yellow monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)

several yellow snapdragon-like flowers with red spots on green stems

yellow monkeyflower

 

Common name: yellow monkeyflower
Botanical name: Mimulus guttatus

Light: full to partial sun
Height: 2 inches to 3 feet
Water: moderate to heavy (found in seeps and along streams)
Soil type: organic soils

Annual wildflower with 1-2″ yellow snapdragon-like flowers with red spots in midsummer¬†(longer if kept wet); reseeds freely and spreads via rhizomes; hummingbirds love it!

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