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Mimulus ringens

Allegehny Monkey Flower

Plant Type: Native - American
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Lilac-purple snapdragon-like flowers appear in pairs June through September. Upright foliage is bright green. Native to swampy areas, wet meadows and low woods. Spreads by creeping rhizomes.


Height

12-36"

Spread

9-12"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Best in water and bog gardens.

Mimulus ringens Plant Care:

Prefers part sun in moist to wet soils. Naturalizes in optimum growing conditions by seed or rhizome.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

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Allegehny Monkey Flower Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog