40 (100)cm, Sensitive Plant or Mimosa is a short lived perennial which is usually grown as an annual in colder regions. It has feathered leaves and rosy-pink flower buds and is native of tropical America. Its' feathered leaves rapidly fold when touched, hurt or exposed to heat. Easily grown in any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot. Best grown as an annual, sow under glass in mid spring at a minimum of soms 20°C. Keep pots in a sunny spot and transplant seedlings to the final spot in the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to mid summer. VI-VIII.