Calliendra Powder Puff

  • Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala

 

  • Place of origin: South America.
     
  • Description: 3 m tall trees with shiny leaves that fold up at night. Bear white, pink or red showy spherical ‘powder puff’ or pom pom like fragrant flowers.
     

 

  • Grow best: In bright sun in well-drained soil and require adequate watering.

 

  • Use: Ornamental.