Sweet Four o'Clock (Mirabilis longiflora) in the Mirabilis Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Mirabilis longiflora Accepted
Mirabilis longiflora var. longiflora Synonym

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

Photo by Kurt Stuber

Posted by Zencat (West Valley City, Utah - Zone 7a) on Aug 30, 2014 10:09 AM

The flowers open late evening and stay open all night, closing in the early morning. Fragrance is sweet, almost like sugar cookies.

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