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Mimulus ‘Whitecroft Scarlet’

Monkey musk

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.07m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitBroad arching
  • Flower ColourDeep red
  • Leaf ColourMid green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Mimulus ‘Whitecroft Scarlet’ (Monkey musk). This variety will produce brilliant deep scarlet flowers which will grows to about 10cm tall by 15cm wide. It will bloom over a long period from late spring throughout the summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Africa Asia

Interest and use

Attractive flowers which resemble a monkey's grin! Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilBoggy
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in full sun or partial-shade in wet or moist soil. They are fully to half hardy.

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring the perennials, sub-shrubs by softwood cuttings in late summer, annuals and all species by seed in autumn or early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails.

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