Why does Mirabilis jalapa, the marvel of Peru or four o’clock flower bloom in the evening and night as opposed to during the day like most flowers?

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Why does Mirabilis jalapa, the marvel of Peru or four o’clock flower bloom in the evening and night as opposed to during the day like most flowers?

In: Biology

Moths are also pollinators. It must have proved advantageous to bloom in the evening when they are active.