Wild Four O'clock is a magnificent native wildflower that blooms all summer with magenta-pink flowers that open in the afternoon. A perennial with huge, deep roots, it needs no extra water once established. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

Common Name

Wild Four O'Clock

Botanical Name

Mirablis multiflora


4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

15-18" tall

Mature Spread

48-72" wide

Bloom Time


Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture

Very Drought Resistant / Very Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

Less than 10", 10 to 20", 20 to 30"


Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)

Ideal Region

West, Western Only, Southwest, Hot Desert

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall


Desert Four O'Clocks