Mýrastigi

Mimulus guttatus

accepted name Erythranthe guttata

Seep Monkeyflower

Phrymaceae

Height

20 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy, can be short lived

Plant range

stream banks and wetlands in N-America

Mimulus, is a fairly large genus of around 150 species belonging to the Phrymaceae family. The genus has two separate distribution areas, one in western N-America and the other in Australia, although a few species are found in other regions. Many species grow in moist, even wet soil.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in March.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Grows best in moist soil, even in water up to 10 cm deep. Naturalized in a few places in Iceland.

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