Four O'Clock Mirabilis Jalapa Marbles Yellow Red Vine Plant Seeds

Four O'Clock Seeds - Marbles Yellow Red

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Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Marbles Yellow Red) - Also known as Four O'Clocks, this old-fashioned garden favorite has been upgraded with this Marble variety. Soft orange-yellow fragrant flowers are flecked and striped carmine red. The bushy and vigorous 24 - 36 inches tall plants begin to bloom in midsummer and continue to flower until frost. 

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ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

24 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Summer to early Fall

BLOOM COLOR

Yellow, Red

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Marbles Yellow Red) - Also known as Four O'Clocks, this old-fashioned garden favorite has been upgraded with this Marble variety. Soft orange-yellow fragrant flowers are flecked and striped carmine red. The bushy and vigorous 24 - 36 inches tall plants begin to bloom in midsummer and continue to flower until frost. The fragrant flowers open in late afternoon, and keep on flowering until the next morning. Just sit out on your patio or deck and enjoy its sweet evening perfume. The scented flowers attract hummingbirds by day and moths by night.

Four O'Clock plants thrive in all zones, blooming all summer long. Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock thrive in ordinary soil in full sun or partial shade, sending up numerous volunteer seedlings every year (even in cold parts of the country.)

Mirabilis Jalapa wild flower seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In other areas with a late spring, start the Four O'Clock seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting. The seedlings may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring.

Caution: These flower seeds are poisonous.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

18 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Summer

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Mix) - Four O'Clocks are a fast growing bushy plant which are easy to grow from wildflower seed. They grow to about 36 inches with oval lance shaped leaves and trumpet shaped, fragrant flowers. Flowers may be shades of red, pink, yellow, white or striped. Mirabilis Jalapa is a wonderful addition to an evening garden. The blooms open in the afternoon, thus the common name "Four O'Clock." Even one flower opening releases a rich fragrance. They are a wonderful garden addition!

Four O'Clock plants thrive in all zones, blooming all summer long. Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock thrive in ordinary soil in full sun or partial shade, sending up numerous volunteer seedlings every year (even in cold parts of the country.)

Mirabilis Jalapa wild flower seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In other areas with a late spring, start the Four O'Clock seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting. The seedlings may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring.

Caution: These flower seeds are poisonous.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

18 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring and summer

BLOOM COLOR

Pink

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Pink) - The hummingbirds will love your garden when you grow these fragrant flowers from Four O'Clock seeds! These old-fashioned favorites have a bright trumpet shaped flower that is very distinctive. The plants got their name because they open in mid-afternoon. Its blooms will remain open overnight, and close in early morning. Generally, the flowers will remain open on cloudy days as well.

Caution: This flower seed is poisonous.

Pleasantly fragrant

Four O' Clock flowers have a very nice, pleasant fragrance which can be quite strong at times. To some people the fragrance is vanilla scented.

pink four o'clock flowers

Four O'Clock seed | pink

How to grow

How To Grow Four O'Clock From Seed: Mirabilis Jalapa seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In cooler areas with a late spring, start the flower seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting outdoors at a later time.

Four O'Clocks may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between the plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring.

  • Sowing Rate: 1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
four o'clock seeds pink

Flower Specifications

Native to tropical areas of North and South America they prefer warm climates. Four O'Clocks are actually perennials, but are grown as annuals in most of the heavy frost areas of the U.S. The bushy plants make an attractive hedge or border. Because the flowers are open during the evening, we recommend you place them in areas where people will see them in early evening hours.

  • Height: 18 - 36 inches
  • USDA Zones: 8 - 10
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

18 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring and summer

BLOOM COLOR

Red

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Red) - The Four O'Clock plant gets its name because the red, trumpet-like flowers open in the later afternoon. Easy-to-grow from Mirabilis Jalapa seeds, this shrub-like plant can reach 18 - 36 inches in height and nearly that in width.

Caution: The flower seeds are poisonous.

Hardy & adaptable

Four O'Clocks are hardy plants that prefer water and fertile soil; however, it is so adaptable it can grow in poor soil and with little water as well.

red four o clock flowers

Four O'Clock seed | red

How to grow

How To Grow Four O'Clock From Seed: Mirabilis Jalapa can be grown very easily from flower seed, but need to be provided with warm soil in order to germinate. They will germinate best between 65 - 75F in just 10 - 14 days if the flower seeds are kept moist.

If directly planting outdoors, Four O'Clock flower seeds should be planted in late spring or early summer. In cooler areas with a late spring, start the seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting outdoors at a later time.

  • Sowing Rate: 1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
four o clock seeds red

Flower Specifications

This Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock grows best in full sun, but will tolerate light shade if necessary. It needs to be watered regularly and should ideally have a fertile soil. The plants will bloom all summer long.

  • Height: 18 - 36 inches
  • USDA Zones: 8 - 10
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

18 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring and summer

BLOOM COLOR

White

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa White) - Four O'Clocks take a quiet position in the garden during the day. However, as evening draws near, the flowers burst open and sweeten the night air with beautiful fragrance. What a lovely flower to greet you when you come home from work! Typically the flowers will remain open all evening and night until morning and on cloudy days, they may not close at all. Mirabilis Jalapa white is a bushy tender perennial that can be grown from either a tuber or flowers seeds. In areas that get heavy frost, Four O'Clock plants will only survive as an annual.

Caution: These flower seeds are poisonous.

Fragrant white blooms

This variety is fragrant and to some people the fragrance is vanilla scented. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and are formed singly or in clusters.

white four o clock flowers

Four O'Clock seed | white

How to grow

How To Grow Four O'Clock From Seed: Four O'Clocks can be grown very easily from flowers seeds, but need to be provided with warm soil in order to germinate. They will germinate best between 65 - 75F in just 10 - 14 days if the flower seeds are kept moist.

If directly planting outdoors, Four O'Clock seeds should be planted in late spring or early summer. In cooler areas with a late spring, start the Mirabilis Jalapa seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting outdoors at a later time.

  • Sowing Rate: 1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
four o clock seeds white

Flower Specifications

Four O'Clock grows best in full sun, but will tolerate light shade if necessary, and they need to be watered regularly and should ideally have a fertile soil. The plants will bloom all summer long. The leaves of the Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock are opposite, slightly pointed, and oval on multi-branching stems. The flowers are trumpet-shaped, with 5 petals per flower.

  • Height: 18 - 36 inches
  • USDA Zones: 8 - 10
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

18 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring and summer

BLOOM COLOR

Yellow

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Yellow) - Hummingbirds will visit the garden all summer long! This sweetly scented perennial grows easily from Mirabilis Jalapa flower seeds and the hummingbirds love it. The plants are leafy, shrub-like, multi-branched tender perennials that typically grow 18 - 36 inches tall and just as wide.

Caution: These flower seeds are poisonous.

Fragrant yellow blooms

The flowers are fragrant and to some people the fragrance is vanilla scented. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and are formed singly or in clusters.

yellow four o'clock flowers

Four O'Clock seed | yellow

How to grow

How To Grow Four O'Clock From Seed: Mirabilis Jalapa flower seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In other areas with a late spring, start the flower seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting.

Four O'Clocks may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between the plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring.

  • Sowing Rate: 1 pounds per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
four o'clock seeds yellow

Flower Specifications

The Four O'Clock flowers are about an inch across at the end and about two inches long. On a sunny day, the flowers open in the late afternoon and wilt the next morning. If it is cloudy, the flowers may be open all day long.

  • Height: 18 - 36 inches
  • USDA Zones: 8 - 10
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

24 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Summer to early Fall

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Marbles Mix) - Also known as Four O'Clocks, this old-fashioned garden favorite has been upgraded with this Marble Mix. It is a formula mixture of striped and bicolored flower that make a striking display. The fragrant flowers open in late afternoon, and keep on flowering until the next morning. Just sit out on your patio or deck and enjoy its sweet evening perfume. The scented flowers attract hummingbirds by day and moths by night.

Four O'Clock plants thrive in all zones, blooming all summer long. Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock thrive in ordinary soil in full sun or partial shade, sending up numerous volunteer seedlings every year (even in cold parts of the country.)

Mirabilis Jalapa wild flower seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In other areas with a late spring, start the Four O'Clock seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting. The seedlings may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring.

Caution: These flower seeds are poisonous.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

8 - 10

HEIGHT

24 - 36 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Summer to early Fall

BLOOM COLOR

Red, White

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Mirabilis Jalapa

Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Marbles White Red) - Also known as Four O'Clocks, this old-fashioned garden favorite has been upgraded with this Marble variety. Brilliant white flowers striped carmine red make for a bold contrast. The bushy and vigorous 24 - 36 inches tall plants begin to bloom in midsummer and continue to flower until frost. The fragrant flowers open in late afternoon, and keep on flowering until the next morning. Just sit out on your patio or deck and enjoy its sweet evening perfume. The scented flowers attract hummingbirds by day and moths by night.

Four O'Clock plants thrive in all zones, blooming all summer long. Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock thrive in ordinary soil in full sun or partial shade, sending up numerous volunteer seedlings every year (even in cold parts of the country.)

Mirabilis Jalapa wild flower seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In other areas with a late spring, start the Four O'Clock seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting. The seedlings may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring.

Caution: These flower seeds are poisonous.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

1/4 inch

SOWING RATE

2 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 24 inches

Videos

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