Square-stemmed Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)

Habitat: Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Blue/Violet

Attributes: Hummingbird attractor, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 45-90 cm (17-35 in)


Monkey flower is not a common plant in the garden. But it is an important plant in any wetland feature, such as a water gardens, bog garden, wet meadow, water margin or low spot. Its blue flowers often attract hummingbirds.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com