Gardening Directory

Marvel of Peru (Mirabilis)

Half-hardy perennials, which are veryhandsome when in flower, and adorn equally the greenhouse or the open. They may be increased by seed sown in light soil in July or August and planted out in the border in spring. At the approach of frost take the roots up and store them in dry ashes or sand. They flower in July. Height, 2 ft.

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