Red Powder Puff (Calliandra haematocephala)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 15 feet (3.5-4.5m)
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet (3-4.5m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Brown pod, does not attract birds or other wildlife
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Red
White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Espalier
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies

Blooms and buds

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant I.D.? by prabhisetty Apr 27, 2019 10:28 AM 5
Melanie visits Naples, Florida by mellielong Oct 22, 2016 11:12 AM 44
Shrub with fuzzy red blooms by purpleinopp May 30, 2016 5:59 AM 4
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unknown tree by jmorth Mar 2, 2013 7:44 AM 3

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