Alien Invasive Weed Control
Four o`clock Mirabilis jalapa showing it's beautiful flowers is a NEMBA cat 1b alien invasive weed which is often seen growing in mostly in sandy soils in Durban
Four o`clock Mirabilis jalapa as one usually sees them during the heat of the day the flowers opening in the late afternoon and wilting in the early morning
Four o`clock Mirabilis jalapa showing a horticultural cultivar with yellow flowers, these cultivars also produce fertile seeds
Four o`clock Mirabilis jalapa showing a horticultural cultivar with speckled flowers, these cultivars also produce fertile seeds
NEMBA Category 1b Invasive alien Weeds:
Invasive species requiring compulsory control as part of an invasive species control programme. Remove and destroy. These plants are deemed to have such a high invasive potential that infestations can qualify to be placed under a government sponsored invasive species management programme. No permits will be issued to keep these species.