Diplacus aurantiacus, Sticky Monkey flower is the coastal form of Mimulus aurantiacus, a perennial with 1″ orange flowers that likes partial shade if planted in the interior sun if it is along the coast. Sticky Monkey flower is normally 3-4 feet tall and cold tolerant to about 12-15 degrees F in the ground with no damage. They froze to the ground at 0-5 degrees F., but came right back. Monkeyflower is a HUMMINGBIRD PLANT and has been deer proof in all areas to date. Monkeyflower goes dormant in summer if you have a hot dry climate. It will grow in any soil including serpentine as long as it has drainage and is not overwatered.
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Pick -up of purchased plants will be on June 13th, from 9-11 am., at the CNPS pick-up location off of Broad St in San Luis Obispo. (Note: there is no actual address for this location. It is at the East end of Francis Street in San Luis Obispo, behind Rizzoli’s Auto Repair. Please park on Francis St. while picking up plants.) A sign will be posted on the street. GPS coordinates for Pick-up location: Lat: 35.266967 degrees, Long: -120.651302 degrees. Please only place your order if you are able to pick up your plants on June 13 between 9 and 11 am. There are no options for other pickup times or dates, or shipping of these live plants.