Botanical Name: Calliandra haematocephala
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Common Name: Pink Powder Puff  
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

3-6', 6-12'

 

Flower Color

Pink

 

Flower Season

Winter, Spring, Fall

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

Espalier, Showy Flowers, Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Foliage, Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Fall

 

Location Uses

Entry, Patio, Raised Planter, Walls / Fences, Walkways

 

Special Uses

Cascade, Container

 

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Jerry Sortomme/Sanchez
  • Description

  • Notes

This evergreen shrub and semi-vine will grow 16'-30' and produces ornamental, red flowers that bloom in spring, fall, and winter. It is a beautiful espalier plant.