Annuals forum: Driving me crazy!

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Jul 25, 2016 3:41 PM CST
This plant started growing with the seeds of sweet red peppers. Thought it was a pepper because it looked just like all the other plants. The flowers open at night and early in the morning and are closed during the day. Help me find out what this is it's driving me crazy and it's huge! Flowers have a kaleidoscope look.
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Name: Missy
SC (Zone 8a)
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: South Carolina Plant and/or Seed Trader
Jul 25, 2016 3:56 PM CST
Looks like a big beautiful 4 oclock. Mirabilis jalapa. Its a perennial in zone 8 and also self seeds. In the evening, they smell wonderful.
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Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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Jul 27, 2016 7:31 PM CST
I agree 4 0 clock
nice plant to have Thumbs up
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Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
Houseplants Region: Pacific Northwest Sedums Orchids Tropicals Region: Mexico
Aug 29, 2016 11:58 PM CST
Wow, that is awesome!!

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