Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Mimulus ringens (Monkeyflower)

This rhizomatous upright perennial features square shaped branching stems with lilac purple blooms, resembling snapdragons or, as the humourous common name suggests, the face of a laughing monkey.  Fast growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
1-3 ft tall x 0.75-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbird


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture