Scarlet Monkey Flower
This is a wide-ranging group of plants with different needs. All have funnel-shaped, two-lipped flowers said to resemble a grinning monkey face—hence the common name.Mimulus cardinalis
Native to dampor wet locales throughout muchof the West. Grows to 2 1/2 ft.high and wide, with upright orsprawling stems and brightgreen, sticky leaves. Tubular,scarlet, 1 1/2–2-in.-long flowersbloom throughout summer.Give full shade in Zones 12 and13, sun or shade elsewhere.Ample water.
Native to Europe. Coarse,rather weedy garden plant to3 ft. high and 2 ft. wide, withfinely divided, br...
Leaves flushed with red- violet when new, slowly mature togray-green.
These big-leafed woodlandplants thrive in the rich organicsoil under tall trees and shrubs.They grow i...