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Winged Monkey Flower

Mimulus alatus

The name comes from the pale violet or pink-colored flowers that resemble a monkey’s face, and this plant loves wet soils


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Mimulus alatus, commonly called winged monkey flower, is a perennial native forb (wildflower) native to the Eastern United States. It has square stems with thin flanges that resemble wings along the edges and the flower resembles the face of a smiling monkey, hence the common name.

Additional information

Weight N/A

Full Sun to Part Shade

Seeding Rate

1 bulk lb/acre


Moist, Wet


12" – 36"

Bloom Month

Jul, Aug, Sep


Pale Violet, Pink

# seeds/pkt


Packet coverage area

5 sq ft.

Life Cycle


What is PLS?

Pure Live Seed (PLS) is the portion of good viable seed per pound. It is a measure of the seed that is alive and able to sprout into plants. This product is sold by PLS ounce/pound. To provide one ounce/pound of viable seed, you will receive more than one ounce/pound of product. Read more about PLS here.