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. Red Four O' Clock will produce gorgeous red colored flowers that bloom throughout the summer season. The trumpet shaped flower open in the later afternoon. Very easy to grow, needs to be watered regularly. The flowers are sweetly scented and pretty durable.
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Scientific Name: Mirabilis Jalapa
Common Name: Four O’clock, Red
Plant Type: Tender Perennial
Native Range: Tropical America
Height: 12 -36"
Spread: 18- 36"
Habitat: Garden and Waste Ground
Zone: 8 to 10
Exposure: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Blooming Season: Spring, Summer
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, bumblebees and Humming birds
Flower Shape: trumpet like flower
Flower Color: Red
Moisture: Dry /Average/ Well Draining
Water Requirement: Medium, Average Water
Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH: 6.2-7.2
Uses: Beds and Borders, Ornamental, Rain Garden, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Walkways