Albizia, Mimosa, Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin) a medium size tree with incredible pink flowers and pinnately compound leaves that provide dappled shade in the garden. Plant in warmer locations. Tolerant of heat, dryness and high pH.
Persian Silk Tree The Persian Silk Tree (Albizia Julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate') was declared the most promising newcomer to the market in 2006. It is a highly exclusive garden subject with its pinkish summer flowers and unusually coloured tripinnate sickle-shaped leaves. It is a distant relative of the more common acacia and mimosa. It is hardy and has a delightful fragrance which attracts butterflies. Height supplied 25-30 cm.