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Friday, August 10, 2012

Mirabilis jalapa (Four o'clock Flower) - Yellow

Scientific name: Mirabilis jalapa
Common name: Four-o'clock Flower, Marvel of Peru, Beauty of the Night
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Origin: Mexico
Category: Free-flowering perennial 
Photo taken at: My home garden

How to grow : Full sun and propagation is from seeds.

Features : Flower opens in the evenings between 4-6pm, emits a nice, sweet fragrance and fade by next morning.

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