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Four O’Clocks Mix Seeds

Bright, colorful blooms create a statement in the spring and summer garden, blooming in shades of pink and white.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Also known as Marvel-of-Peru. Bright, colorful blooms create a statement in the spring and summer garden, blooming in shades of pink and white. Growing to be about 12-36”, this Four O’Clock mixture is an annual but the roots can be lifted in the fall, stored during winter, and re-planted the next spring.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Mirabilis jalapa
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F, USDA Zone 10a: to 35F, USDA Zone 10b: to 40F, USDA Zone 11a: to 45F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested, Seed is poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Fuchsia (Red-Purple), Pale Pink, Pink, White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous, Smooth-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Seeds Per Pack 25