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Mimulus bigelovii ~ Bigelow's Monkey Flower

Mimulus bigelovii is common in the desert parts of California. Mimulus bigelovii grows in sunny well drained scree and soils. Mimulus bigelovii is tolerant of alkaline soils. Bigelow's Monkey Flower grows to 3-6" tall. The flowers of Bigelow's Monkey Flower are deep pink with dark marking and yellow centered petals. Eremalche rotundfolia blooms Winter into early Spring. If trying to plant Mimulus bigelovii in a container use a sand gravel mix as even cactus mix may have too much organic content. Mimulus bigelovii attracts the Common Buckeye and the Variable Checkerspot.

Mimulus bigelovii, Begelow's Monkey Flower

Deep pink with dark marking and yellow centered petals Mimulus biglovii - Bigelow's Monkey Flower. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Mimulus bigelovii, Begelow's Monkey Flower

Deep pink with dark marking and yellow centered petals Mimulus biglovii - Bigelow's Monkey Flower. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plant pages from the genus Mimulus featured on this site:
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus bigelovii
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus flemingii
Mimulus Georgie Red
Mimulus guttatus
Mimulus Jack
Mimulus Jelly Bean Dark Pink
Mimulus Jelly Bean Orange
Mimulus longiflorus
Mimulus Midnight
Mimulus puniceus
Mimulus Ruby Silver