Herb: Marvel Of Peru


Latin name: Mirabilis jalapa


Family: Nyctaginaceae (Four-o'clock Family)



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
60 cm
(2 feet)

Flovering:
July to
October


Scent:
Scented
Perennial

Known hazards of Mirabilis jalapa:

The seeds and the rots are reported to cause digestive disturbances.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.