accepted name Erythranthe guttata
July - September
sun - part shade
acid - neutral - alkaline
hardy, can be short lived
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.
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.