Four O'Clock

Mirabilis jalapa

[mirabilis_jalapa]

In July of 1767 Jefferson observed the blooms of his Four O'clocks: "Mirabilis just opened, very clever." In 1811 he noted planting seed sent by Andr

Growth Type: Perennial Color(s): red, purple, white, yellow Hardiness Zones: 1 - 10 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Planting Conditions: Full Sun Map it: 38.010440,-78.452623

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Blooming Dates 2001: Jul 7 – Oct 192002: Jun 14 – Oct 112003: Jul 4 – Oct 172004: Jun 16 – Oct 262005: Jul 20 – Oct 252006: Jul 11 – Oct 112007: Jun 25 – Oct 122008: Jul 11 – Oct 312009: Jul 10 – Nov 32010: Aug 1 – Nov 12011: Jun 28 – Oct 132012: Jun 22 – Oct 242013: Jun 28 – Sep 282014: Jun 24 – Nov 21