Mimosa pudica

Sensitive Plant, Action Plant, Humble Plant, Live and Die, Shame Plant, Touch-Me-Not

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Shrub, groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink
Bloom time Summer and Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Container, erosion control, ground cover, massing
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 36" to 4' / 90cm to 1.20m
Growth rate Slow
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing