Mirabilis Jalapa || Russian

Four o'clock plant

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Scientific name: Mirabilis Jalapa
Common name: Four o'clock plant
Size(hight/spread): 2x4 ft
Dormancy: evergreen in tropical climates, or decidious and hardy up to -10C in colder zones.
Exposure: will take both full sun or shade

This amazing plant blooms continuosly all over the year. Highly fragrant flowers open in late afternoon and stay open till sunrise. Propagation by seeds is easy: plant will produce hundreds of seeds, which will sprout in 3-8 days in moist soil. The plant grows fast and will bloom as soon as in 4-5 weeks. Wonderful fragrance will embrace your garden at night.

1 y.o. tuber