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Marvel of Peru

Marvel of PeruMarvel of Peru, also called Mirabilis, are half-hardy perennials, which are very handsome 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.

Mirabilis flower in July and their height is about two feet.