PlantsMirabilis→Mountain Four o'Clock (Mirabilis albida)

Botanical names:
Mirabilis albida Accepted
Mirabilis pseudaggregata Synonym
Mirabilis coahuilensis Synonym
Mirabilis albida var. uniflora Synonym
Mirabilis albida var. lata Synonym
Mirabilis lanceolata Synonym
Mirabilis pauciflora Synonym
Mirabilis dumetorum Synonym
Mirabilis comata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Fruit: Other: Small, dry, 5 angled pale greenish-brown hairy pods.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
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
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Anyone recognize this? by sooby Aug 4, 2018 12:07 PM 9

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