monkey flower


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monkey flower

monkey flower

A very diverse range of colors, shapes and styles, but they are all edible, with a salty taste. Can be used raw in salads or as salt substitute. Variations- Mimulus glabratus (M. geyeri) , M. guttatus, M. lewisii, M. moschatus, M. guttatus, M. lewisii, etc
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This hybrid strain of monkey flower grows to 18 inches and throws out large puffy blooms in red, copper, orange and yellow.
Transition plants such as California buckwheat, monkey flower, and lemonade berry will flourish in both coastal sage brush and the chaparral.
It's ironic that if one wants to draw the monkey flower to look "real," much time must be spent in the bewildering limbo of pure shapes, interlocking shapes, and pieces of light and dark that we commonly call "abstraction.
The half-mile-long trail is perfectly green and symmetric: five-finger, sword, and chain ferns carpet every inch of the 50-foot-high canyon walls, with yellow monkey flower poking through.
Iron curlicues and spikes evoke the area's native monkey flower and California sagebrush.
CALIFORNIA POPPY State flower, brilliant orange; opens only on sunny days GOLDFIELDS Gold-yellow flowers; covers many Gold Country hillsides LUPINE Vivid blue-purple blooms MONKEY FLOWER Yellow or orange; trumpet shaped
Seeds from this monkey flower specimen will be harvested for planting at other sites.
Grow low-water bloomers, such as agastache, penstemon, sticky monkey flower, and yarrow.