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FutureStarr4 O Clock Seeds How to Plant
Make sure this fits by entering your model number. Four O' Clock flower seed mix grows as a perennial in USDA Zones 8 - 10. Mirabilis Jalapa is the Latin name. This heirloom, non gmo flowering plant grows between 18 - 36 inches tall. An old fashioned favorite, four o-clocks are fast growing bushy plants which are easy to grow from wild flower seed. They grow to about 36 inches tall and are covered with trumpet shaped, fragrant flowers that are attractive to hummingbirds. Flowers may be shades of red, pink, yellow, white or striped. Four o' clocks thrive in ordinary soil in full sun or partial shade, sending up numerous volunteer seedlings every year. Sow 2 seeds per plant or 1 pound per 1,000 SF.
Four O'Clock (Mirabilis Jalapa Mix) Four O'Clocks are a fast growing bushy plant which are easy to grow from wildflower seed. They grow to about 36 inches with oval lance shaped leaves and trumpet shaped, fragrant flowers. Flowers may be shades of red, pink, yellow, white or striped. Mirabilis Jalapa is a wonderful addition to an evening garden. The blooms open in the afternoon, thus the common name "Four O'Clock." Even one flower opening releases a rich fragrance. They are a wonderful garden addition! Read more Four O'Clock | Mix Planting Directions Mirabilis Jalapa wild flower seeds may be sown directly into the garden in the spring in warm areas. In other areas with a late spring, start the Four O'Clock seeds indoors about eight weeks before the final frost date for transplanting. The seedlings may be set in the garden at about the same time you would plant tomatoes. Allow about 12 inches between plants. Mirabilis roots are tuberous and can be divided in early spring. Some gardeners will store the tubers indoors over the winter and then plant again in the spring. Temperature: 65 - 75D Average Germ Time: 10 -14 Days Light Required: Yes Depth: 1/4 inch Sowing Rate: 1 pound per 1,000 square feet or 2 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 12 - 24 inches Read more Flower Specifications Four O'Clock plants thrive in all zones, blooming all summer long. Mirabilis Jalapa Four O'Clock thrive in ordinary soil in full sun or partial shade, sending up numerous volunteer seedlings every year (even in cold parts of the country.) Read more Season Perennial USDA Zones 8 - 10 Height 18 - 36 inches Bloom Season Summer Environment Full sun to partial shade Soil Type Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2 Deer Resistant Yes
Seeds are shipped year-round, while perennials & bulbs are shipped seasonally. Pre-ordered bulbs ship at the proper planting time for your zone. Spring pre-orders are placed any time before March 1. Fall pre-orders are placed any time before September 1. These items will not ship immediately, but will be delivered at the ideal time for planting. Orders containing both seeds and bulbs may be split into multiple shipments. Click here for more shipping information.Four O'Clock's, so named because they typically bloom late in the afternoon, are among the most colorful, fragrant, and robust of all flowers that can be grown from seed. They're very versatile too, as the seeds of the 4 O'Clock can be sown directly into the soil or into pots or other containers such as barrels. Plant Four O'Clock seeds in the spring for late summer/early autumn bloom. (Source: www.edenbrothers.com)