Ombrella™ Mimosa Tree
Albizia julibrissin 'Boubri'
Pronunciation: al-BIZ-ee-uh ju-lee-BRI-sin
|Description||A versatile, colorful tree with a striking, multi-trunk form and dark green, fern-textured foliage. Large, cherry-pink, powder-puff-shaped, fragrant flowers appear profusely in the summer - even on young trees. Loves tropical and subtropical climates and takes well to hot, humid climates. Creates an exotic umbrella of dappled shade. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 30 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||Mimosa is a perfect tree for creating quick shade on new homesites in warm climates. Use it to reduce heat island effect from pavement on driveways, parking lots and streetside. An historically correct tree for front or back lawns of Victorian homes. A beautiful accent to Spanish architecture, ranches and Santa Fe designed home. A chameleon that will be equally suited to shading tropical gardens filled with understory exotics.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||California Lilac (Ceanothus); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Rose (Rosa); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||Grows easily in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate, periodic drought, particularly in coastal regions. In containers, continue to water regularly. Feed in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.