Four o'Clock (Mirabilis jalapa 'Marrakesh') in the Mirabilis Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: Seeds are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Pollinators: Various insects

Courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 28, 2012 1:54 PM

These flowers have yellow and hot pink stripes that blend into orange speckles. The flowers are variable with some flowers being solid yellow or pink, but most with stripes.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mirabilis jalapa by frankrichards16 Dec 24, 2018 7:14 PM 19
Looking for ... by SongofJoy Oct 24, 2012 5:42 AM 2
Will you be doing any seed swaps? by SongofJoy Feb 11, 2012 7:30 AM 25

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