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Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Regular price $29.99 USD
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Elevate the allure of your pond with the captivating Lavender Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens). This delightful marginal pond plant boasts charming lavender blooms and lush foliage, adding a splash of color and natural charm to your aquatic oasis.

Key Features:

  1. Exquisite Blooms: Lavender Monkey Flower dazzles with its abundant clusters of tubular, lavender-hued flowers that bloom from late spring to early fall. These vibrant blooms attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the ecological balance of your pond environment.

  2. Versatile Plant: Mimulus ringens thrives in various conditions, making it an ideal choice for ponds, water gardens, and bog areas. Its adaptable nature allows it to flourish in both sun and partial shade, offering flexibility in placement within your aquatic landscape.

  3. Natural Filtration: Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Lavender Monkey Flower plays a practical role in maintaining water quality. The plant's roots help filter out impurities and excess nutrients, promoting a healthier pond ecosystem and clearer water.

  4. Low Maintenance: This marginal pond plant is easy to care for, requiring minimal maintenance once established. Regular deadheading of spent blooms encourages continuous flowering, while occasional pruning helps manage its growth and maintain a tidy appearance.

  5. Wildlife Habitat: Mimulus ringens provides a valuable habitat for wildlife, serving as a shelter and food source for beneficial pond inhabitants. Frogs, dragonflies, and other pond-dwelling creatures are attracted to its foliage, contributing to a thriving ecosystem.

Ideal Conditions:

  • Light: Prefers full sun to partial shade.
  • Water Depth: Suitable for shallow water depths up to 6 inches, making it perfect for pond margins or bog gardens.
  • Soil: Thrives in moist, well-drained soil but can tolerate occasional submersion.
  • Hardiness Zone: Hardy in zones 3-8, showcasing its adaptability to a wide range of climates.

In Summary: Lavender Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens) is a must-have addition to your pond, offering not only stunning lavender blooms but also practical benefits such as natural filtration and wildlife support. Embrace the beauty and functionality of this versatile plant, and transform your pond into a vibrant haven of natural splendor.

Hardiness zones: 3 - 8
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  • Hitchhiker Warning

    We recommend cleaning all plants before adding them to your tank. We regularly perform quality checks prior to shipping plants. However, we cannot guarantee our plants to be snail or hitchhiker-free. If you do not want to risk snails, please consider rinsing plants, conducting a bleach dip, or quarantining plants prior to adding them in your aquarium. Snails are a natural part of working with live plants.