Monkey Flower Shallow Water Plant


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POLLINATOR FAVORITE! Beautiful blue to violet snapdragon-like flowers provide nectar & pollen to bees & butterflies!

FINE SUCCULENT FOLIAGE! Dark green leaves with square stems add a freshness to any planting!

WINTER HARDY & BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Perennial monkey flower are resilient, easy-care plants that don’t require a green thumb to survive & thrive for many years!

HOST WITH THE MOST! Native to Missouri! Host plant for the Common Buckeye and Baltimore Checkerspot butterflies!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our monkey flower rhizomes are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant growers. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

M. ringens is primarily found in damp or saturated areas like moist woods, along stream banks, pond edges, marshes, and flooded grasslands. Its non-aggressive rhizomatous roots make it adept at taking up excess nutrients, making for a healthier pond. While the bright flowers draw in a number of pollinators, but it regularly & happily reseeds. Its name is monkey flower due to the flower’s resemblance to a monkey’s smile!


  • Common name: Monkey flower
  • Botanical name: Mimulus ringens
  • Bloom color: blue, pink, lavender
  • Bloom width: 1″ inch
  • Bloom time: June – September
  • Flower type: tubular
  • Recommended Pot-Size: 6″ – 10″ inches
  • Plant height: 12″ – 36″ inches
  • Plant spread: up to 12″ inches
  • Water depth: 2″ inches
  • Light requirements: Part Shade
  • USDA hardiness zones: 3 – 8

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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