Sow four o’clocks seeds in average soil in full sun after danger of frost. Sow about 6" apart and cover with 1/2" of fine soil. Firm lightly and keep evenly moist.
How to Grow
Seedlings emerge in 7-10 days. Thin to stand 12-18" apart when seedlings are 1-2" high. Four oclocks are easy to grow in most soils and can withstand heat, humidity, and drought. They require full sun to bloom well but they also tolerate light shade.
Four oclocks are colorful annuals for beds, borders, and containers. They make poor cut flowers because they do not always remain open. These flowers are good for children to grow, since they are colorful, easy to plant, and fast growing.