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Powder puff tree

Calliandra haematocephala

Starr 071024-9938 Calliandra haematocephala by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

2.25m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Powder puff tree Overview

They produce large flowerheads which are about 8cm in diameter. The flowers will appear almost all year round. It will makes a large, broadly spreading shrub. The leaves consist of oblong leaflets which are about 5cm long flushed with pink.

Common problems with Powder puff tree

How to propagate Powder puff tree

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Powder puff tree

Grown for their flowers and overall appearance.