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The four o'clock flower or marvel of Peru

Mirabilis jalapa


Mirabilis jalapa (The four o'clock flower or marvel of Peru) is the most commonly grown ornamental species of Mirabilis, and is available in a range of colours. Mirabilis in Latin means wonderful and Jalapa is a town in Mexico. Mirabilis jalapa is said to have been exported from the Peruvian Andes in 1540.

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coleen.sucgang 12 years ago

Thanks S Frazier.

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Iloilo, Philippines

Spotted on May 23, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2012

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