Curious™ Orange Monkey Flower

Mimulus aurantiacus 'Mimapri' PP #22,673

Large, long-lasting brilliant orange flowers over a long bloom season make this easy-care selection a showstopper for beds and borders. Glossy green foliage and upright, tiered and slightly open habit is great for use in beds, along walkways, and in containers, where it may provide nearly year-round color in frost-free climates.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationMIM-yoo-luss aw-ran-ti-AYE-kus
Average Size at MaturityReaches 12 to 18 inches tall, and 18 inches wide.
Bloom TimeHeaviest in spring and early summer; nearly year-round in coastal gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Edging, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Needs well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Needs little care once established. In cold winter areas, potted plants may be overwintered indoors in a warm, sunny window.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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