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Mimulus cardinalis x lewisii

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Species Name: Mimulus cardinalis x lewisii
Common Name: Monkeyflower hybrid

This is a hybrid of Scarlet Monkeyflower and Mimulus lewisii, of higher elevations. It has the pink flowers of M. lewisii. Likes moisture. May work well in transition areas near lawns.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Low, shrubby
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Natural Habitat: Mimulus cardinalis x M. lewisii hybrid

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