Plant of the Month – March 2014

Bush Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus (Diplacus longiflorus)   Plant Form: Evergreen Perennial Sub-Shrub Water Use: Very Low Mature Size: 2-3’ tall x 3’ wide Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade Bloom Time: Spring, Summer (Mar – August) Native to: Southern California below 5,000 feet Hardiness: Cold Hardy to 15°F   Bush Monkeyflower is a fast-growing, evergreen, woody sub-shrub prized for its variety of showy flowers. Light green leaves, which become sticky on hot days, contrast nicely with trumpet-shaped yellow, orange, or red […]