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Marvel Of Peru Four O'Clock Seeds

Marvel Of Peru Four O'Clock Seeds

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Named for its characteristic of blooming after 4pm, fast-growing Four O'Clock flourishes almost anywhere including hot, windy spots, and tolerates most soil types. Fragrant, tubular flowers attract hummingbirds and other pollinators. Excellent as an annual hedge. Reseeds freely. Wonderful in barrels, tubs, or other large containers.

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Variety Info

Family: Nyctaginaceae

Native: Possibly Mexico

Hardiness: Tender perennial in USDA zones 9–11, usually grown as an annual

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 24"–48" tall

Variety Info: 2" long, 1" wide tubular shaped flowers of crimson, red, scarlet, white, pink, and yellow.

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Days to Emerge: 5 – 10 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–24"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"–24"