Common Name: Mimosa
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light
Time to plant seeds: February to June
Flowering period: February to April
Mimosa makes a beautiful evergreen shrub for the conservatory or greenhouse. In very sheltered areas, it can be grown outdoors. It has silvery leaves which are complemented by long, fragrant yellow flowerheads in winter and spring. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its Award of Garden Merit.
Looks good with:Bougainvillea glabra
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