Mirabilis Jalapa commonly known as Four O’ clock flower, is the most commonly grown ornamental species of Mirabilis plant, and is available in wide range of colors. Broken Colors Four O’clock has bi colored flowers in shades of pink, red, rose, white, and yellow. This old time garden favorite gets its common name from its late afternoon to early morning bloom time. Flowers are fragrant and trumpet shaped. Broken Colors is super easy to grow and flourish almost anywhere and reseeding readily.
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Scientific Name: Mirabilis Jalapa
Common Name: Four O’clock, Broken Colors
Plant Type: Tender Perennial
Native Range: Tropical America
Height: 12-36 "
Spread: up to 36 "
Habitat: Garden and Waste Ground
Zone: 8 to 11
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Mid-Summer to late Summer
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Bumblebees and Humming birds
Flower Shape: trumpet like flower
Flower Color: White, Pink, Red or Bright Yellow
Moisture: Moist, Well Drained
Water Requirement: Medium, Average Water
Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline
Uses: Beds and Borders, Ornamental, Rain Garden, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Walkways