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Four O'Clock Seeds (Mirabilis)

Mirabilis jalapa
SKU: HC015925
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A rainbow of blooms form on glossy, deep-green foliage. Opening up in the afternoon, Four O’clocks are a delight in any sunny spot. Annual.
key features
Botanical Name
Mirabilis jalapa
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average, Moist / Wet
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 181 sq ft.
1 lb covers 725 sq ft.
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Fragrant, Container Planting


Four O’Clocks get their name because they don’t open until the late afternoon, creating much anticipation! This tropical wildflower has been a garden favorite for centuries, probably grown by your grandmother. An annual staple for any gardener.