CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2007 Steven Thorsted | 2008 Thomas Stoughton | 2006 Matt Below

USDA Zones: 5-10
Sunset Zones: 2-5, 7-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part,Shade
Water: High
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: Yes
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: Yes
Habit: Perennial
Size: 4 ft wide x 4 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Solitary
Flower Color: Red
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Scarlet monkey flower grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.