Diplacus calycinus Diplacus calycinus
Diplacus longiflorus (Southern bush monkeyflower) #5782 Diplacus calycinus Diplacus longiflorus (Southern bush monkeyflower) #5781
    Images and data
Common Name Kaweah River Bush Monkey Flower, Rock Monkey Flower, Southern Bush Monkey Flower
Latin Name Diplacus calycinus
Family Scrophulariaceae
 Sunset zones / USDA zones
Type / Form Shrub / Small
Native Habitat 0 to 5,000 feet in central and southern California
Soil Dry, decomposed granite or sand preferred, low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice per month
Exposure Part shade
Height X Width 3 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Silver/green stressdeciduous leaves
Flowers White to yellow to orange flowers from March until July ... look like the face of a monkey [?]
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance None
Propagation Seeds, cuttings
Pests and diseases None
Landscape uses Container, rock garden, low maintenance, foliage accent, cut flowers
Garden Suitability Hummingbird, Thornless, Fire Retardant
Ornamental Value White to yellow to orange flowers from March until July ... look like the face of a monkey [?]
Nature Value Flowers visited by hummingbirds
Native American Uses None
Links  
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=DILO6
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5489
    Images and data http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/pdf/p2000aspt.pdf
    Images and data http://www.fs.fed.us/global/iitf/pdf/shrubs/Mimulus%20aurantiacus%20without%20picture.pdf
    Images, nursery, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/245.htm
    Images, nursery, and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Mimulus+aurantiacus
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=DICA12
              Home