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Allegheny Monkey Flower
Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, loamy soil, circumneutral pH. 1-3 ft. height, blooms summer into fall, purple to blue flowers, will naturalize by self-seeding and creeping rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: Primarily in Blue Ridge, Ridge and Valley, and Cumberland Plateau Provinces; also isolated spots in Coastal Plain Province
This species is a wetland plant in Tennessee. Easy to grow if water needs are met. Attracts butterflies and is the larval host to the Buckeye Butterfly.