Named monkeyflower after the apparent resemblance the blooms have to a monkey’s face, Mimulus ringens is a rare marginal plant native to eastern North America, bearing pretty tubular violet or pink flowers in summer, contrasting with bright green leaves. It’s perfect for growing at the edge of ponds or in a bog garden. Unlike its more commonly found relatives this is an upright growing perennial with flowers up the stem through summer.
Grow in moist soil in full sun to partial shade.
it grows well in shallow water and looks fantastic in ponds and streams.
Upon arrival carefully unpack, water and allow a couple of days to settle in cool lightly shaded conditions before planting out. Water well until established after which little care is needed.