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Today's bloom is Four O'Clock (Mirabilis jalapa)

Bloom of the Day for March 8th, 2007:

Four O'Clock
(Mirabilis jalapa)

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Information:
Type of plant: Annuals, Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Red, Bright Yellow, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 7b to Zone 11

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Aaaah .... Beautiful Four O'clocks! I love these plants, even though they seem to take over here in my yard if I don't pay close attention!

Riverland wrote:
I have never planted these but I have some seed started for this year. My DIL thinks I'm crazy since they can get rampant. I gotta place they can roam.

Sofonisba wrote:
I've never had them before either, but thanks to Lin, I've got seeds and a tuber for this year! Yay! Plus, they won't go rampant up here in the north. They're annuals! Can't wait! Thanks Lin!


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