Albizia julibrissin ‘Summer Chocolate’® Albizia

Albizia

Description: Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'® is an unusual purple variety that's very intense in spring and early summer. Burgundy-brown feathered foliage is complimented by pink powder puff blooms of flowers. Pleasant sweet melon scent. Quite a spectacular and beautiful small tree. A magnificent variety that will add an exotic feel to any garden.

Albizia Growing Tips: Grow best in warm, sheltered sites on well drained and even impoverished soils. Easy to train as an informal fan across a south-facing wall or fence. Very suitable for milder parts of the UK but must be protected from frost.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Drought tolerant
  • Flowering month: July
  • Leaf colour: Purple
  • S Size: Small
  • Suitable for wall training
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Prefers full sun

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