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Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate' /Summer Chocolate Mimosa

Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'  / Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'
Striking purple foliage in summer
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Striking purple foliage in summer

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Scientific Name: Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'
Common Name: Summer Chocolate Mimosa
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: High
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: This chocolate colored foliage is interesting and unusual. Because it is such a new introduction little is known about its long term performance in the Lower South where other mimosas have a problem with mimosa wilt disease.