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Evy's Pride

Evy's Pride

Evy's Pride is a form of the Silk Tree or Powder Puff Tree.

It features feathered fern-like leaves, which are purple-bronze initially, turning to brick red in the autumn.

The fluffy fragrant pink flowers last most of the summer.

Albizia julibrissin

Evy's Pride albizia (silk) trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £54.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

How to grow

Evy's Pride should be grown in a sheltered spot in full sun in order to get the best flower and leaf colour. It will grow in most soils.

It is easy to train as an informal fan across a large south-facing fence or wall.

Silk Trees (Albizias) originated in warmer regions of central and east Asia, but Evy's Pride is hardier than most forms and should be suitable for a sheltered location in most of the milder areas of the UK - but be sure to protect from frost.

Evy's Pride characteristics

  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Attractive features:Attractive flowersAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colourScented flowers
    • Growth habit:Spreading
    • Height after 10 years:3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flower colour:Pink
    • Flowering month:JulyAugust
    • Leaf colour - autumn:Bronze / Purple
    • Leaf colour - summer:Dark purple
    • Sunlight:Prefers full sun
    • Pruning:Light prune
    • Growth rate:Slow
    • Site conditions:Sheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Identification

    • Annual cycle:Deciduous