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Mimulus longiflorus

Family: Phrymaceae

Common names: MONKEY FLOWER, MUSK, SALMON BUSH

Native to: Northern Baja California, Southern California

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 3 feet

Max width: 3 feet

Flower

white/off white, yellow

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil types: gravelly or rocky, sandy, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: dry, regular