Mimosa pudica
SENSITIVE PLANT, TOUCH-ME-NOT
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen biennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.75m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

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Flowers: pink or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer
 
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Mimosa pudica
SENSITIVE PLANT, TOUCH-ME-NOT
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen biennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.75m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: pot, mass planting, groundcovers, indoors

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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