Mirabilis jalapa Seeds (Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Mirabilis jalapa 'Alba'
(Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru)

25 seeds   $2.00                      
Mirabilis jalapa 'Alba' has pure white flowers that absolutely glow in the twilight. The delicious, sweet fragrance can be enjoyed from several feet away. It's the perfect plant for an evening stroll through the garden.

White four o'clocks go well with many other perennials and annuals. These are bushy, flopping plants, so give them adequate space.

Mirabilis jalapa 'Alba' is a tender perennial in zones 7b-11. Grow it as a self-sowing annual in colder zones.

height 24"


Mirabilis jalapa Alba
Mirabilis jalapa Seeds

Mirabilis jalapa (Four O'Clock) is a tender perennial that is grown as an annual in colder zones. The fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers open in the evening.

Sowing Mirabilis jalapa Seeds

Soak Mirabilis jalapa seeds for 24 hours, then sow outdoors after the last frost date. Cover lightly with soil. Full sun. Spacing 12".

Mirabilis jalapa Mix
Mirabilis jalapa Mix
(Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru)

25 seeds   $2.00              
Mirabilis jalapa Mix has trumpet-shaped flowers that open in the evening. The sweetly fagrant flowers attract hummingbirds and sphinx moths.

Mirabilis jalapa Mix blooms in shades of pink, red, purple, white and yellow. Drought tolerant and deer resistant.

height 24"


Mirabilis jalapa Red
Mirabilis jalapa Red
(Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru)

25 seeds   $2.00               
Mirabilis jalapa Red has glowing red flowers that open in the evening with a sweet fragrance. This is the best four o'clock for attracting hummingbirds. It looks stunning in beds and borders.

This is my all-time favorite four o'clock. There's something special about the color, which reminds me of fruit punch.

height 24"


Mirabilis jalapa 'Salmon Sunset'
Mirabilis jalapa 'Salmon Sunset'
(Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru)

25 seeds   $2.50              
Mirabilis jalapa 'Salmon Sunset' has salmon-orange flowers with a touch of pink. It reminds me of a tropical sunset. It's also a good hummingbird flower.

Four O'Clock 'Salmon Sunset' is fabulous in warm color schemes. It mixes well with red, gold and white flowers. Add a bit of blue to cool it down.

height 24"


Mirabilis jalapa 'Marrakesh'
Mirabilis jalapa 'Marrakesh'
(Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru)

25 seeds   $2.50              
Mirabilis jalapa 'Marrakesh' has yellow flowers with hot pink stripes and orange speckles. Some of the flowers are solid yellow or pink, but most are striped.

Four O'Clock 'Marrakesh' opens in the evening and closes by late morning. Place it where you can enjoy it during an evening stroll. The fragrant flowers atttract hummingbirds.

height 24"


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Mirabilis jalapa Yellow
Mirabilis jalapa Yellow
(Four O'Clock, Marvel of Peru)

25 seeds   $2.00              
Mirabilis jalapa Yellow has bright yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers that open in the late afternoon to early evening. The blooms are deliciously fragrant.

Mirabilis jalapa is believed to have been grown by the ancient Aztecs in South America, hence the common name, Marvel of Peru.

height 24"

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