Mýrastigi

Mimulus lewisii

accepted name Erythranthe lewisii

Lewis's Monkeyflower

Phrymaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

magenta

Flowering time

late June until fall

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

partial shade

Soil

fertile, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

moist areas such as stream banks in mountains in western 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.

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