Marvel Of Peru Four O'Clock Seeds

Heirloom

#1019
Availability: In Stock
Named for its characteristic of blooming after 4pm, fast-growing Four O'Clock flourishes almost anywhere including hot, windy spots, and tolerates most soil types. Fragrant, tubular flowers attract hummingbirds and other pollinators. Excellent as an annual hedge. Reseeds freely. Wonderful in barrels, tubs, or other large containers.
$1.89 2 grams

Botanical Name: Mirabilis jalapa

Family: Nyctaginaceae

Native: Possibly Mexico

Hardiness: Tender perennial in USDA zones 9–11, usually grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 24"–48" tall

Variety Information: 2" long, 1" wide tubular shaped flowers of crimson, red, scarlet, white, pink, and yellow.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Days to Emerge: 5 – 10 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–24"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"–24"

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Marvel Of Peru Four O'Clock Seeds Reviews

2 reviews
Nice
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Jul 15, 2019
The seeds produced well but only one color (yellow)
Vikki
Owner Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review and let us know about this issue. We are so sorry you color mix was not complete. A customer service specialist will contact you shortly.

Huge plants
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Jul 31, 2019
I have over a handful growing and they are huge, full of flowers. I actually have pink, red, yellow, and white. I've never grown these before so didn't realize how big and bushy they can get. I'll plant them in a different location next year to give them more room.
Jenny Dreaden

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