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  • Mirabilis jalapa
    4 O'Clock  

    An old time favorite with trumpet shaped flowers burst forth inteh most perfect red color about 4 in the afternoon giving this unique plant its namesake. This versatile plant can be direct sown in the flower bed, deck garden or containers and pots.

    Fun Facts:

    1. Mirabilis means "wonderful" in Latin
    2.The Aztecs cultivated this plant and used the flowers as a dye
    3. Exported from Peru in 1540
    4. Different colors of flowers grow on the same plant
    5. Can be a perennial in warm regions

    Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate frost

    Serendipity's 4 O'clock Red Flower Seeds Four o clock

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