Mirabilis, Four-O-Clock
Mirabilis viscosa

Family: Nyctaginaceae (nyk-taj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Mirabilis (mih-RAB-ih-liss) (Info)
Species: viscosa (vis-KOH-suh) (Info)
Synonym:Oxybaphus viscosus

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Denison, Iowa

Barbourville, Kentucky

Amarillo, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 8, 2015, pmmGarak from Göppingen
Germany wrote:

M. Viscosa flowers are about 1/4 of the size of M. Jalapa and flower in the morning, from sunrise to about 11 am. during this time, the intense magenta flowers do give a nice contrast to the slightly greyish heart shaped foliage. unfortunately, they do look rather weedy for the rest of the day.