Four O'Clock Marvel Of Peru HEIRLOOM Seeds

Four O'Clock Marvel Of Peru HEIRLOOM Seeds

Mirabilis jalapa

Item #1019

Annual. Named for its characteristic of blooming after 4pm, four o’clock flourishes almost anywhere including hot, windy spots. Excellent as an annual hedge. Perennial in USDA zones 9–11, otherwise grown as an annual. Reseeds freely. Wonderful in barrels, tubs, or other large containers. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.




Annual

Full sun
to part shade

Blooms summer
to frost

2' 4' tall

Days to Emerge:
5 – 10

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds
every 1' – 2'

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


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.

Special germination instructions: Soak seeds in water for 8 - 24 hours before sowing, to hasten germination.

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