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Monkey musk Overview
A genus of 7 species of annual, perennial or evergreen shrubs in the Phrymaceae (lopseed) family. They are native to parts of North America, Asia, Africa, Madagascar and Australia. They have paired leaves and often brightly coloured tubular or trumpet-shaped flowers. Some members are popular garden plants and most prefer a moist soil in sun or shade. They are not drought-tolerant.
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How to propagate Monkey musk
Propagate by division in spring the perennials, sub-shrubs by softwood cuttings in late summer, annuals and all species by seed in autumn or early spring.
Other uses of Monkey musk
Attractive flowers which resemble a monkey's grin! Suitable for coastal conditions.