One of my favourite, exotic-looking trees at this time of year is the Persian silk tree, Albizia julibrissin 'Rosea'. When not in flower earlier in the season,…
When grown under glass grow in a loam-based compost with full light. When grown outdoors grow in a moderately fertile soil with full sun and a little shelter.
You can sow the seeds in the spring, or root the semi-ripe cuttings in the early summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Watch out for red spider mites.