Mimosa Differences - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by bluesky2
April 19, 2001
What is the difference between mimosa "rosea" and "umbrella"?

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2001
Albizia julibrissin `Rosea` is a colorful landscape tree, with deep-pink, pin-cushion-like flowers. It loves summer heat, yet is relatively hardy. It has a pretty, multi-trunked tree in natural form. Deciduous. Full sun. Fast grower to 30 feet tall and wide. Albizia julibrissin 'Umbrella' is similar, but grows twice as wide as it does high, eventually developing a 40' canopy. This flat-topped canopy is what gives it an umbrella like appearance.

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