Marvel of Peru

Mirabilis jalapa

20170803_042540
A whole seed packet labeled “mixed colors” came up all yellow. The next year, new plants came up pink.
20170731_224025

The flowers have a subtle smell that you don’t notice until you stick your nose right into the flower’s business, but it’s very sweet and a lot like jasmine.
20170705_220503

20170725_201724

Even if you flood the garden with the sprinklers, the flowers only open after the rain. The rest of the time, they do this.
20170731_223703.jpg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: