Mimosa strigillosa, powderpuff

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Leguminosae
Origin: southern US
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: pink
Bloom Time: summer
Height: 4 inches
Width: spreading
Exposure: sun to part sun
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: 7 F
Description: The Powderpuff name is inspired by its fantastic spherical bright pink flowers. It is also a sensitive briar, which means the leaflets fold inward upon contact and at night or during cloudy weather. It's a great ground cover for full to part sun. It's drought tolerant.
Links:wildflower.org plants.USDA.gov