Mirabilis Jalapa for sale online. This beautiful garden plant, also known as the Four ‘o Clock flower or Marvel of Peru, is a fragrant, multicoloured and unique garden plant. Not to be mistaken with petunia’s, Mirabilis have large trumpet shaped flowers in yellow, pink, red, purple, orange, or a colourful mix, that open as soon as evening sets in. The flowers bloom through the night, until the next morning. Mirabilis Jalapa can be found in gardens throughout France. And chances are that you have admired this plant in French gardens without knowing what it was, during your holidays in France. Would you like to enjoy this colourful plant in your own garden? Visit our online shop and buy Mirabilis at Flowerbulbsinc.co.uk.
Sowing Mirabilis Jalapa seeds
The best time to sow Mirabilis Jalapa seeds is late March to early April. The seeds germinate approximately a week after sowing. The seedlings can be transplanted in the garden or in pots and hanging baskets in May. Be sure to place them in a sheltered spot in sun or partial shade. And of course, near a terrace so you can fully enjoy the fragrant flowers when you sit outside. Mirabilis overwinter well in dry sandy soil. Or you can store the rhizomes packed in peat in a shed. Keep them cool and dry ready to plant out and enjoy the following summer. Would you like to grow Mirabilis Jalapa in your garden? They are for sale at Flowerbulbsinc.co.uk.