Definition of silk tree in English:
An ornamental tree of the pea family with fernlike leaves and showy pink plumelike flowers that open in midsummer. It is naturalized in most of the eastern US.
- Albizia julibrissin, family Fabaceae
- The silk tree, also called Mimosa, loves the summer heat.
- My personal favorites are the many varied hydrangeas, and, of course, the silk tree.
- And around the lawn, tree ferns, banana plants, and a floss silk tree thrive in Oakland's nearly frost-free climate.
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