SENSITIVE PLANT Mimosa
Children and adults alike are fascinated by the Sensitive Plant. Touch the leaves and the leaflets fold up, press with a little more force and the leaves droop. One inch lilac-pink globe-shaped flowers appear in midsummer. Most often used as a potted outdoor annual or houseplant. Grows 1-2 feet tall.
How to Plant Sensitive Plant Seeds
Soak seed in hand hot water 20 minutes prior to sowing in cell packs or flats. Press into soil but do not cover. Kept at 75° F., germination is in 21-40 days. Transfer into 3 inch pots when large enough to handle.