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MIRABILIS jalapa - Four O'clock Broken Colours 1000g

Marvel of Peru

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 279-1000g


Family: Nyctaginaceae
Characteristics: Perennial 30-90 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram: Approx. 14

An old-fashioned favorite, Four O'clocks Broken Colours is an old-time garden favorite that gets its common name from its late afternoon to early morning bloom time.

A tuber-forming perennial with oval lance-shaped leaves and trumpet-shaped fragrant flowers in shades of bi-colored and mottled flowers in shades of pink, red, rose, white, and yellow. Mirabilis is a wonderful addition to an evening garden. Attracts insects and nectar-feeding birds.

Self seeds freely.

Grow notes:

TropicalWinter 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 transplanted when large enough to handle.
Plant in 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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