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Allegheny Monkey Flower
Mimulus ringens

BluePeriwinklePaler Swish

This plant is quite similar to Winged Monkey Flower (Mimulus alatus), but it is less rare, its lavender flowers are produced on long stalks, & it's native range is larger, found in marshes, bogs, stream banks & wet meadows, food plant for Common Buckeye Butterfly caterpillars (Junonia coenia), spreads by rhizomes & seed, good rain garden plant.

Moist To Wet
Full Sun
1-3 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 2b-9b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: SK to NS, south to Ga, & ne. TX. Rare in ME

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 6 weeks, tiny seed, surface sow

Allegheny Monkey Flower Seed Packet $4.00
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