Monkeyflower Mimulus guttatus

Status Non-native, invasive
Best Time to See
Colour
Habitat

A non-native flower with yellow and red-spotted ‘monkey faces'.

Habitat

Streambanks and river shingle.

Best time to see

When it flowers June-August.

County flower of Tyne and Wear.

From midsummer, the banks and shingles of the upper Tyne are bright with this amiable species.