Four O'Clock Seeds - Yellow

Four O'Clock Seeds - Yellow

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $28.39 ($7.09/ounce) 39% Savings
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  • Canary yellow blooms carry a sweet citrusy fragrance
  • Annual / Perennial; Bright and fragrant blooms
  • Easy to grow; Mid-Late season bloomer
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Summer
Color Yellow
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright
Plant Height Up to 24 inches
Bloom Season Late Summer through Early 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 - Yellow

Mirabilis jalapa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Marvel Of Peru

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.

Planting Information

Planting Four O'Clock Seeds - Yellow

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 Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Plant Height Up to 24 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.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 35 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 300 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 1,200 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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