How to Plant Sunshine Mimosa?

Answer The sunshine mimosa is a native Florida plant that was named a "Plant of the Year" for 2008 by the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. The plant is a low-growing legume that is also... Read More »

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What is a mimosa plant?

The mimosa is a type of flowering plant that originated in tropical regions throughout South America and Asia, such as in Brazil and India. Scientists often refer to the plant as mimosa pudica, and... Read More »

How do I plant a mimosa tree?

Site PreparationChoose a site that gets full sun to partial shade, as mimosa trees do better with plenty of sunlight and warm temperatures. Amend the site for the mimosa tree. Mix quick-draining po... Read More »

Mimosa Plant Facts?

The mimosa plant belongs to the pea family (Fabaceae). The word mimosa comes from the Greek word mimos or "mimic," referring to the moving leaves that mimic animal's sensitivity. The Mimosa pudica,... Read More »

Is the mimosa plant for butterflies?

The mimosa is a common nectar source for many butterflies. Specifically, the spicebush swallowtail butterfly and the mimosa skipper will seek out nectar from mimosa, and other butterflies, such as ... Read More »