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

25 seeds   $2.75                      
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.

height 24"


Mirabilis jalapa Alba
Mirabilis jalapa (Four O'Clock) Seeds

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

25 seeds   $2.75              
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, rose, white and yellow. It is drought tolerant and deer resistant. Tender perennial in zones 7b-11. Grow it as a self-sowing annual in colder zones.

height 24"


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

25 seeds   $2.75               
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   $2.75

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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. This beautiful variety is a real gem.

height 24"


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

25 seeds   $2.75              
Mirabilis jalapa Yellow has fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers in a soft shade of yellow that combines beautifully with many other colors in the garden.

Mirabilis jalapa is believed to have been grown by the ancient Aztecs in South America, hence the common name, Marvel of Peru. In cold zones, give it a warm location where it will thrive for many years by self-sowing or perennializing.

height 24"


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

25 seeds   $2.75              
Mirabilis jalapa Rose is a stunning shade of deep magenta-pink that gives the garden a tropical flare.

This color of Four O'Clock can be a bit tricky to work with in color schemes, but it's very nice combined with other deep and bright colors. And, of course, it goes well with other Four O'Clocks. It's a magnet for hummingbirds.

height 24"


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

25 seeds   $2.75              
Mirabilis jalapa Pink blooms in a cool shade of light pink that stands out in the evening garden.

In zone 5 where I live, it used to be common to see large swaths of four o'clocks planted on the south sides of houses where they perennialize and self-sow reliably. They always remind me of grandmother's garden.

height 24"


Mirabilis jalapa Pink
Mirabilis jalapa 'Broken Colors' is a fascinating mix of streaked and mottled, bicolor blooms in various combinations of pink, red, yellow and white.

Four O'Clock 'Broken Colors' is a fun plant for a child's garden. The fragrant flowers are good for attracting hummingbirds. They open in the evening and close by late morning to early afternoon.

height 24"

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

25 seeds   $2.75              
Mirabilis jalapa 'Broken Colors'