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Calliandra californica

Baja Fairy Duster

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Calliandra californica
Principal Common Name Baja Fairy Duster
Common Name(s)
Description Open branched evergreen drought tolerant shrub with finely divided leaves. Bright red multi-stamened flowers like fluff balls most of the year.
General Comments
Nativity Southern California
Height Range 4 - 5 FT
Spread Range 5 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture Feathery
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Red stamens
Flower Time Continuous
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Evergreen : Flower : Form

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