Mimosa "Sensitive Plant"
Sensitive Plant, shameplant, sleepyplant, shy plant
A sensitive plant! When touched the fern like leaves fold inward. It has pom pom purple flowers. A low maintenance house plant. This plant can grow quickly, at first it grows upwards then into a bush. It can reach a height of up to a foot and a half. This plant is susceptible to spider mites, mealybugs, thrips, and mimosa webworms, so check your plant regularly!
- Bright indirect light
- Best in well drained soil
- Keep soil moist
- Native to tropics of South America