Mimosa Pudica - Mr. Fothergill's Seeds RHSRegular price $3.49
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- 30cm Height
- 25cm Spread
- Sow January to December
- Flowers July to October
- Indoor Perennial
- Astonishing "sensitive plant'
Also known as the ‘Action Plant’, this fascinating variety is a tropical evergreen which is surprisingly easy to grow. It’s a short-lived perennial with incredible leaves that physically pull back when touched. A true wonder of the natural world producing delicate, fern-like foliage with remarkable purple blooms. Grow indoors on a bright windowsill all year around.
The RHS Award of Garden Merit is a mark of quality, awarded to garden plants with excellent garden performance. Each award is given only after a trial at an RHS Garden and judge by a team of experts.
The extensive flower seed range creates beautiful garden displays with excellent performance. Additionally they have been awarded RHS’s perfect for pollinators, as the best source of food for pollinating insects
Approx. 100 Seeds
Sow indoors: January to December, in medium-sized pots of compost. Sow thinly, cover lightly with a fine layer of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approx. 20oC. Germination maybe slow and erratic. Seedlings appear 14-42 days. Remove cover when seedlings appear. Thin out to 5cm apart, leaving around half a dozen seedlings to grow on. Water sparingly, allowing compost to almost try out between waterings.