Botanical Name: Thyridia repens

Common Name: Monkey-flower

Type: Herb 0.2 m


  • Usually prostrate plant, roots at nodes to form mats
  • Glossy leaves with erect branches from prostrate mat with flower blue, purple or pink with white or yellow (sometimes with red spots inner lower petal section
  • Annual or perennial
  • Flowers September – May (but mainly Spring & Autumn)


  • Semi-aquatic
  • Sandy, loam, clay soils
Thyridia repens – Creeping Monkey-flower