Calliandra eriophylla

Pink Fairy Duster

Plant family: Fabaceae - Pea

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Pink, Pink to Deep Red, Red
Blooming Season Fall, Spring, Winter
Height 2-3 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Creosote Bush Scrub, Desert, Grassland

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

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Plant Highlights

A 1 to 3 ft. shrub to sub-shrub that is native from San Diego Co. through New Mexico and south in to Mexico. The 1-2 inch feather duster-like flowers are pink to reddish-purple and very striking. It flowers in spring and fall, especially after the rains. It is native to deserts and grassland areas and can survive with little or no supplemental water, although some additional water will improve it's appearance.

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