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Mimulus tigrinus grandiflora /Mimulus

Mimulus tigrinus grandiflora  / Mimulus tigrinus grandiflora
Exotic flower
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Exotic flower

Trumpet-shaped flowers and foliage

Yellow flowers with red markings

Close-up of flowers showing the color patterns

Container grown specimen

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Scientific Name: Mimulus tigrinus grandiflora
Common Name: Mimulus
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Various, Multicolored
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: An easy to grow, colorful, shade loving annual that flowers very early in late winter and early spring. Its spotty, funnel shaped flowers are said to resemble a monkey's face and it is called "Monkey Flower" Keep the root system moist. This species does not like hot weather.