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  • Answered by
    MichiganDot on
    July 5, 2018

    You might say it is too early to plant monkey flower, Mimulus ringens. The seeds require several months of cold before planting will trigger germination. This is called cold stratification and is common for native plants. Some also require slight moisture during this cold period. Many plant the seeds in fall and let winter do the stratification. Since there are several types of monkey flower, I suggest you do an online search for growing your type from seed. If you don't know your type, location may help determine if there needs to be moisture with the cold stratification. If you don't know the type but know what the flower looks like, search images on the internet for a match. Here are some details on growing Mimulus from seed: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/monkey-flower/growing-monkey-flower-plant.htm

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