|Colorado Four O'clock is a
of the Four O'clock (Nyctaginaceae) Family.
grows to 2 feet in height and has
smooth, oval or heart shaped, dark green leaves which grow to 4 inches in length.
The plant typically grows in clearings along roadsides and in open sandy
areas at elevations between 2500 - 6500 feet.
The flower of the Colorado Four
O'clock open in late
afternoon and wither by the following morning.
Colorado Four O'clock typically blooms
between April - September and produces magenta, funnel shaped flowers
to 1 inch in width, followed by a smooth, dark brown 1/2 inch long