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Mimulus lewisii

Common name monkeyflower
Family phrymaceae
Life cycle annual/perennial
Flowers rose-pink
From seed germinates readily at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Native to high elevations in the Sierra mountains, this is a finnicky plant that won't tolerate drought or high temperatures. We're on our second attempt to grow it.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 70F with light (90%G, 5-11d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 65F with light (good germination, 9-12d)

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