PlantsMirabilis→Four o'Clocks (Mirabilis jalapa 'Yellow')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Nocturnal
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

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The 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 Summer Bulbs and TubersThe 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 Summer Bulbs and Tubers
By dave on May 17, 2014

What a fun and diverse group of plants! Come on in and check out the report of the top 25 most active summer bulbs and tuber entries in our plants database. You will be surprised at some of the plants that made the list!

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jul 16, 2014 5:48 AM

So easy to grow here, and they make a pop of bright, vibrant color that can be seen from quite a distance. They always make me smile when I look out to the backyard and see them. Heavy reseeder.

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