Plant Care Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Also known as

Wild Four O'Clock, Wild Four O'Clock, wild four o'clock, heartleaf four o'clock and heartleaf umbrella wort


Mirabilis nyctaginea

How to care for Mirabilis Nyctaginea


How often to water your Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Water needs for Mirabilis Nyctaginea
0.5 cups
every 9

Mirabilis Nyctaginea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Wild Four O'Clock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mirabilis Nyctaginea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mirabilis Nyctaginea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Mirabilis Nyctaginea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mirabilis Nyctaginea in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mirabilis Nyctaginea: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mirabilis Nyctaginea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Mirabilis Nyctaginea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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