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Four O'Clock Seeds - Red

Four O'Clock Seeds - Red

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.50
1 Ounce $10.99
1/4 Pound $26.99 ($6.74/ounce) 39% Savings
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  • Ditch your hummingbird feeder for these scarlet, trumpet-shaped blooms
  • Annual / Perennial; Attracts hummingbirds
  • Easy to grow; Mid-Late season bloomer
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Summer
Color Red
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Four O'Clock Seeds - Red

Mirabilis jalapa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Marvel Of Peru

Red Four O'clock Seeds, 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 four o'clock can be sown directly into the soil or into pots or other containers such as barrels. Plant Red Four O'clock Seeds in the spring for late summer/early autumn bloom.

Planting Information

Planting Four O'Clock Seeds - Red

Planting Season Fall, Summer
Seed Prep Requires Light, Scarification
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Height Up to 24 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Four O'Clock Planting Guide to learn more.


Seeds Per
Recommended Coverage
Packet 32 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 300 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 1,200 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Four O'Clock Seeds - Red

Aesthetic or Culinary


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