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Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant, Tickle Me Plant)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 26790



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Mimosa
Species: Mimosa pudica
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Evergreen
  • Herb
  • Perennial
  • Shrub
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
  • 11 (Above 40 F / Above 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • September
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Light
Leaf Shape edit
  • Even Pinnate
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Suitable For edit
  • Container/Patio
  • Edging
  • Alpine/Rock Garden
  • Low Maintenance Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
  • Rich
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
Wildlife Value edit
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Stem Cutting
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
Additional Short Notes add
  • Annual north of Zone 9, good for containers brought in during winter edit | delete
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