Calliandra haematocephala 10
Calliandra haematocephala 1

Calliandra haematocephala
(Red Powderpuff)
USDA Zone: 9B - 11
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Origin: Bolivia
Type: Evergreen Shrubs

Typical Height: 8’-15’
Typical Spread: 10’-15’

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Red, White
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Leguminosae
Propagation: Seeds, Cuttings
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Texture: Fine
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:

Typical planting distance:
12'-15' O.C. Small Tree
4’-6’ O.C. Hedge

Common Uses: Flowering Shrubs; Formal Hedge; specimen; Deck or Patio; Container or Planter; Medians
Category: Large Shrubs

Notes: A spectacular large evergreen shrubs or small tree to 15 ft.

+ In this Photo:
Calliandra haematocephala
(Red Powderpuff)
Flowers close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2014
Florida USA

Gordon Courtright

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