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Mimulus cardinalis 'Yellow'

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Species Name: Mimulus cardinalis 'Yellow'
Common Name: Yellow Scarlet Monkey Flower

Easy to grow. Recommended near pond, fountain, or streams. Does well in container garden. Give regular water. Hummers love it. Re-seeds well.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-4' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading w/ tall flowers stalks
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Generally throughout the California Floristic Province
Natural Habitat: Moist to wet places along streams, seepage areas below 8000'

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