Lewis’ monkeyflower (Mimulus lewisii)

2 pink two-lipped flowers with orange-white throats

Lewis’ monkeyflower


Common name: Lewis’ monkeyflower
Botanical name: Mimulus lewisii

Light: full to partial shade
Height: 6 – 18 inches
Water: moderate to heavy
Soil type: loam to organic wet soils

Perennial wildflower with pinkish-purple flowers with yellow throats Рsnap-dragon like in midsummer; sticky, hairy leaves; spreads via rhizomes; beautiful for a wet, shady spot; excellent pollinator plant


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