Seed Exchange - Discovered by Conquistadors in the 16th century, Four O’Clocks, also known as Marvel of Peru, open their fragrant flowers in the late afternoon. Blooms range from white to magenta and attract hummingbird moths. A tender perennial, often grown as an annual, this species grows 2-3' tall and can self-sow.
Tender perennial/annual plants grow to 2-3 feet tall
A wide range of colors
Fragrant blossoms attract pollinators and birds
Great for ornamental plantings
Instructions -Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant outdoors after the last frost. Can also be direct-seeded outdoors after last frost. Prefers average soil. Plant near a patio, door, or window to catch their heavenly scent. May self-seed in mild climates.
Sow 1/8" Deep
Germination 5-18 days
Thin 12-18" apart
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