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Mirabilis jalapa 'Baywatch'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Mirabilis jalapa 'Baywatch'

Tall Yellow Four O'Clock

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Item #: 1934

Zones: 7a to 10b

Height: 72" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

What else could you name a tall sweet blonde thing like this? This has been the most stunning plant in our trial beds during recent times. From a Mexican dooryard garden near Dallas, via collector Logan Calhoun, comes this fabulous seed strain of 4 o'clock. It actually opens around 7pm (must have originated on the west coast) with hundreds of very fragrant 1"+ light blonde flowers. It then remains open much of the following day. This easy-to-grow four o'clock is a rigidly vertical plant, reaching 6' tall x 2' wide by late summer... great for blending into the border! WAY COOL!