Plant of the Month – August 2014

Desert Four-O’Clock Mirabilis laevis   Plant Form: Evergreen Perennial Sub-Shrub Water Use: Very Low Mature Size: 2′ – 3’ tall & wide Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade Bloom Time: Spring (peak bloom), Summer, Fall (March – November) Native to: California, Arizona, Nevada & Utah (below 7,000 feet)  Hardiness: Cold Hardy to 25°F     Desert Four-O’Clock is a fast-growing, mounded, evergreen sub-shrub or herb. Dark green leaves and branches have soft, glandular hair, and the whole plant feels succulent, almost […]