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Mirabilis is a genus of herbaceous perennial plants. There are over 50 species, which are found through the warmer regions of the Americas. Typically they bear tuberous roots which enables them to perennate through dry and cool seasons. They have small deep throated flowers, often fragrant.
The genus contains around 25 species, of which at least three species are grown in gardens as ornamental plants or for food. They can be grown as annuals.