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Tucson Plants
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Red Four O'Clock (Mirabilis coccineus)
red four o'clockDESCRIPTION: Also called Oxybaphus coccineus. Perennial to 3.5'. Flowers magenta, tubular, to 1.5" wide, with 5 notched petal lobes and long stamens. Leaves simple, smooth-edged, opposite, and linear to 4" long. Nyctaginaceae (Four O'Clock) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom April to May and August to November.

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