Monday, July 18, 2011

Mirablis Jalapa

What's that?  It's a plant, known "in English" as a Four O'Clock because their sweetly fragrant flowers open around 4 p.m.  I have one, with gorgeous lime bright leaves and magenta blossoms in a pot on my patio.  I'd planned to upload that photo to Facebook but decided I wanted to know a bit more about it and so I googled it.  And here's what I found:

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