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MIRABILIS Four O'clock

Mirabilis jalapa

Stock: Available


Other names: Marvel of Peru

Family: Nyctaginaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 60 cm

Seeds per packet: 10

An old fashioned favourite, four o-clocks are a fast growing bush with oval lance shaped leaves and trumpet shaped fragrant flowers.

Flowers may be shades of red, pink, yellow, white or striped. Mirabilis is a wonderful addition to an evening garden.

Once even one flower opens, a rich fragrance is released into the surrounding air. Four o’clock received its name because of its habit of opening in the late afternoon.

Tropical: Winter to Spring
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Early-Summer.

Sow: 6mm deep
Best sown direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 40-50cm
Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 10-12 weeks

Adaptable to most garden soils, will thrive in ordinary soils in full sun or partial shade.

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