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Monkey Flower
Scientific Name: Mimulus hybridus Hort.
Synonym:
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Monkey Flower (Mimulus  hybridus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones as annual
USDA: 9-10

Heat Tolerance: Cold season annuals in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Growth Habits: Short lived perennials, grown as annuals; 1 to 4 feet tall (30 cm to 1.2 m) depending on variety

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water

Propagation: Seeds


Monkey Flower (Mimulus guttatus), U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection, Courtesy of the Hunt Institute

Blooming Habits:
White, light yellow, yellow, orange, pink or red flowers, up to 2.5 inches long (6.25 cm).

Fruiting Habits:


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