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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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 Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina
Origin: Tropical America
small shrub 2-5 ftfull sunshadesemi-shademoderate waterwhite/off-white flowersred/crimson/vinous flowersyellow/orange flowerspink flowerspoisonous or toxicfragrantethnomedicalattracts butterflies, hummingbirdssubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeincuded in CD catalog

Perennial herb that reaches a height of 2-3 ft from a tuberous root. It produces beautiful flowers that usually open around 4 o'clock in the afternoon - hence its common name, four o'clocks. It is a popular ornamental plant grown worldwide for the beauty of its flowers (which can be white, red, pink, purple, yellow or multicolored) and their sweet fragrance. It was officially botanically recorded in 1753 although it already had long been distributed as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics of the world. In Brazil the plant is known as clavillia, maravilha, or bonina; in Peru it is known as jalapa or maravilla. The plant is used medicinally as well. Indigenous Peruvian people use a root decoction as a diuretic; the Shipibo-Conibo Indians put the flowers in baths to treat colds and flu. In Brazil, the Kayapo Indians inhale the powdered, dried flowers as a snuff for headaches, and use a root decoction to wash wounds and to treat such skin afflictions as leprosy. The Assuraní Indians in Brazil crush the seeds to use as a peppery condiment on foods, and grate the tuberous root into cold water and drink it for intestinal parasites. The tribal people of Orissa, India grind the roots of the plant into a paste with black pepper and take it orally for conjunctivitis. They also apply the juice of the leaves to fungal infections of the skin. Poisonous parts: Roots and seeds. Propagation by seeds is easy.


 Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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The raised bulb can be grown like a caudex bonsai
Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Mirabilis Jalapa, Mirabilis lindheimeri, Mirabilis dichotoma, Mirabilis odorata, Four o'clock plant, Clavillia, Jalap, Maravilla, Bonina

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Four oclock plant. Wonderfully Fragrant Flower! Frost-Hardy plant.
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Grown in 1 gal pot

3 plants in stock

$19.95

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Mirabilis jalapa Pink - seeds

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Pink Four O'Clock. Wonderfully Fragrant Flower! Frost-Hardy plant. A heavy bloomer, filling the garden with perfume throughout summer.
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Per pack: 6 seeds

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$2.95  
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Mirabilis jalapa Red - seeds

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Red Mirabilis - rare variety. It produces beautiful flowers that usually open around 4 o'clock in the afternoon - hence its common name, four o'clocks. It is a popular ornamental plant grown worldwide for the beauty of its flowers and their sweet fragrance. Can take hard freeze, comes back from roots (tuber) in Spring.
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Per pack: 12 seeds

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Mirabilis jalapa White - seeds

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White Mirabilis - rare variety. It produces beautiful flowers that usually open around 4 o'clock in the afternoon - hence its common name, four o'clocks. It is a popular ornamental plant grown worldwide for the beauty of its flowers and their sweet fragrance. Can take hard freeze, comes back from roots (tuber) in Spring.
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Per pack: 12 seeds

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$2.95  
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Mirabilis jalapa Yellow - seeds

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Yellow Mirabilis - rare variety. It produces beautiful flowers that usually open around 4 o'clock in the afternoon - hence its common name, four o'clocks. It is a popular ornamental plant grown worldwide for the beauty of its flowers and their sweet fragrance. Can take hard freeze, comes back from roots (tuber) in Spring.
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Per pack: 12 seeds

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$2.95  
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