Mimulus aurantiacus Mimulus aurantiacus Mimulus aurantiacus
Sticky Monkeyflower (Mimulus aurantiacus)
Common Name Sticky Monkeyflower, Bush Monkeyflower
Latin Name Mimulus aurantiacus
Family Scrophulariaceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones 7-9, 14-24 /
Type / Form Shrub / Medium
Native Habitat California dry slopes from 0 to 4,800 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once per month once established
Exposure Part shade
Height X Width 4 feet X 4 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Silver stressdeciduous, cut back every three years
Flowers White to orange to red flowers mid-spring to early summer
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance Low
Propagation Seeds and cuttings
Pests and diseases  
Landscape uses Erosion control, rock garden, low maintenance, cut flowers
Garden Suitability Hummingbird, Thornless, Butterfly
Nature Value Attracts nectar loving insects and hummingbirds
Native American Uses None known
    Image http://coepark.org/wildflowers/orange/mimulus-aurantiacus.html
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5489
    Images and data http://www.californiagardens.com/Plant_Pages/mimulus_aurantiacus.htm
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimulus_aurantiacus
    Images and data http://www.californiagardens.com/Plant_Pages/mimulus_aurantiacus.htm
    Images and data http://www.fs.fed.us/global/iitf/pdf/shrubs/Mimulus%20aurantiacus%20without%20picture.pdf
    Data http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_JM_treatment.pl?Mimulus+aurantiacus
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/242.htm
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Mimulus+aurantiacus
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LILE3