This hybrid one is best suitable pot and this calliandra is dwarf in nature and it will not grow as tree. It is a tropical evergreen flowering shrub blooms year around.The foliage is small-leafed, similar to a Mimosa tree, and the free-flowing branches create a pretty, layered look. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and also honeybees.
The flowers are produced in cylindrical or globose inflorescences and have numerous long slender stamens which give rise to the common names powder-puff, powder puff plant, and fairy duster.
|Growth Form||Shrubs or small trees up to 5 m high, usually spreading and forming a rounded crown.|
|Foliage||Leaves alternate, bipinnate with one pair of pinnae, petioles long, slightly swollen at the base. Basal pair of leaflets reduced, subopposite, inner leaflets smaller, terminal leaflets narrowly ovate, elliptic to obovate.|
|Flowers||Flowers red, blooming in puffs, red silky stamens.|
|Desirable Plant Features||Ornamental Flowers|
|Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance||Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils|
|Landscape Uses||Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens|
PLANT CARE AND PROPAGATION
|Light Preference||Full Sun, Semi-Shade|
|Water Preference||Moderate Water|