Flower, Four O'Clocks
- Tender perennial/annual plants grow to 2-3 feet tall
- A wide range of colors
- Fragrant blossoms attract pollinators and birds
- Great for ornamental plantings
(Mirabilis jalapa) (aka Marvel of Peru) Discovered by Conquistadors in the 16th century. Wide range of beautiful colors. Abundant flowers open after 4 pm and attract hummingbird moths. Tender perennial, grown as an annual, 2-3' tall.
Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 5-18 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-18” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant outdoors after the last frost. Can also be direct-seeded outdoors after last frost. Prefers average soil. Plant near a patio, door, or window to catch their heavenly scent. May self-seed in mild climates.