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Mimulus lewisii

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Mimulus lewisii

Species Name: Mimulus lewisii
Common Name: Pink Monkeyflower

Stunning pink blossoms attract hummingbirds! Try it near the shallow end of a pond or waterfall- especially in rock crevices in trickling water. Does well near creeks or springs.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Low, trailing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: regular
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Highlands of the Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Steambanks, seeps from 4,000- 10,200'

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