Mimulus guttatus

Common Large Monkey Flower

These summer-blooming, sticky-to-the-touch subshrubs were given their common name because the two-lipped, spotted flowers look like monkey faces. Grow as annuals in cool, northern climates. Most need full sun and lots of moisture, though hybrids can tolerate some shade. Plant along stream beds or in well-watered borders and beds. Plants self-sow in good conditions.
Mimulus guttatus, Common Large Monkey Flower
Its yellow flowers sport red or brown spots. Grows upright to 2 feet, or sometimes along the ground. Easy from seed.

Attributes - Mimulus guttatus

Plant Type: Biennial

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Summer

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. 4 in. to 3 ft. 4 in.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers.

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Mimulus aurantiacus, Mimulus cardinalis, Mimulus x hybridus, Mimulus x hybridus 'F1 Magic Pastels Mixed', Mimulus lewisii
 
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