Mimulus ringens - Maskerbloem (25)

€ 0,45

Moerasplant voor kuip of minivijver, aan sloot- of vijverkant en in vochtige grond. Sterk groeiende, weinig vertakkende plant met roodachtige, vierkante stengel en kleine, lancetvormige blaadjes. Kleine, lieve, blauwe bloemetjes.

Hoogte: 70 cm.
Bloeit: jun-jul
Type: HP
Winterhard in: zones 6-7-8-9 (-10 Celsius)

Zaai-instructies: Zaai in mar-apr. Kiemt in 14-21 dagen bij 15-18 Celsius.

Plant-instructies: Grond mag hoegenaamd niet uitdrogen. Kan ook met zijn voeten in het water staan. Zon of halfschaduw.


Mimulus stems from the diminuitive of ?mimus? which means ?buffoon?, referring to the grinning face of the corolla. Ringens comes from a word that means ?gaping?. Common to alluvia woods, edges of marshes, in seeps and in wet roadside ditches. Blue-violet flowers. Native Americans and early settlers sometimes used the leaves as an edible green.

Height: 70 cm.
Flowers: jun-jul
Type: HP
Hardy in: zones 6-7-8-9 (-10 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: Sow late winter to mid spring at 15-18 Celsius on the surface of a good seed compost. Keep soil damp but not wet. Do not exclude light, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 14-21 days

Planting instructions: Don't let them dry out at any stage of their growth.