Mirabilis in Latin means wonderful and Jalapa is a common placename in Central and North America. Mirabilis jalapa was cultivated by the Aztecs for medicinal and ornamental purposes. It is also said to have been exported from the Peruvian Andes in 1540.
Features: Attractive Flowers, Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Night Blooming Flowers. Good for containers, flowerbeds or borders. Good cutflower.