Marvel of Peru or Mirabilis commonly called Four O’ Clock flowers originated in Peru and is native to tropical South America.

Four O’clock is a bushy plant which thrives in full sun.  Like its name, Four O’ Clock flowers late in the afternoon with fragrant blooms. It come in shades of Pink, Yellow, White, Magenta and also bi-colours which would brighten up any corner in the garden.

Four O’ Clock can grow to a height of approximately two feet and blooms profusely. To create an impact plant it in clusters. This plant will self sow from seeds it produces. It is considered an annual.

Fertilizer with Miracle Gro Bloom Booster Plant Food once every two weeks or with Blue Corn.

Until next week, Happy Gardening.