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Found along streams, ponds, in swamps, and wet meadows square stem monkey flower spreads by rhizomes and self-seeding.

Found along streams, ponds, in swamps, and wet meadows square stem monkey flower spreads by rhizomes and self-seeding. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Mimulus ringens

Square stem monkey flower

Mimulus ringens has blue, snapdragon like flowers that supposedly resemble the face of a monkey. The plant spreads by self-seeing and rhizomes. Found in swamps, wet meadows, edges of ponds and stream banks, the plant needs adequate moisture and full sun. 


Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

9-12 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Color:

Blue

Mimulus ringens Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet

Attributes

  • Naturalizing

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=MIRI