Mimulus bifidus--creamy yellow

Common Name:
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Phrymaceae (formerly in Scrophulariaceae)
Geographic Origin:
California Native?:
Plant Size:
1-2 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Pale yellow
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
This monkeyflower selection is attractive in both foliage and flower. It has narrow, greyish green leaves and creamy yellow blossoms up to two and a half inches long and 2 inches broad, from late spring to fall. For the heaviest bloom, the plants should be cut back two or three times each season. Sun to part shade, well drained soil, moderate to occasional watering when established. Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less. Selected by Suzanne Schettler.