MIRABILIS multiflora (Four O'Clock, Wild)
Mirabilis multiflora is a species of flowering plant in the four O’clock family. Wild Four O’clock blooms all summer with magenta pink flowers opening in the late afternoon and evening. A perennial with vast, deep roots, it needs no extra water once grow to adult. The flower provides nectar and pollen from dusk to dawn. It is also a good addition to hot and dry areas of the garden that are a challenge for many plants.
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Scientific Name: Mirabilis Multiflora
Common Name: Four O’clock, Wild
Plant Type: Perennial
Native Range: North America
Height: 12 to 24 "
Spread: 48 to 72 "
Habitat: Garden and Waste Ground
Zone: 4 to 8
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Quail and Humming birds
Flower Shape: Showy Flower with Long Stamens
Flower Color: Magenta Pink
Water Requirement: Low
Soil Type: Sandy, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil pH: Acidic, Alkaline
Uses: Beds and Borders, Ornamental, Rain Garden, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Walkways