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. It is very easy to grow, as long as it is sunny or partially shaded. Under these conditions, it grows very quickly. The fragrance of flower is more dominant and noticeable during the warm period of the day. It is cultivated in gardens for ornamental purposes. It is used as medicinal plant, having antivirus properties.
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Scientific Name: Mirabilis Jalapa
Common Name: Four O’clock, Pink
Plant Type: Perennial
Native Range: Tropical America
Height: 24 " to 36 "
Spread: 24 to 36 "
Habitat: Garden and Waste Ground
Zone: 9 to 11
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies and Humming birds
Flower Shape: Round Petals with Long Stamens Inside, Trumpet like Flower
Flower Color: Pink
Water Requirement: Medium, Average Water
Soil Type: Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Uses: Beds and Borders, Ornamental,Rain Garden, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers