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Calliandra haematocephala - Red Powder Puff


Calliandra haematocephala - Red Powder Puff (Calliandra haematocephala - Red Powder Puff)

This Red Powder Puff plant was one of many just recently planted on the grounds of the Balboa Naval Hospital grounds.
Red Powder Puffs are just starting to bloom. Photo taken
Nov. 15, 2009.



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Do the flowers only appear at the end of the branch, Delonix ?

18 Nov, 2009

 

Louise1:

They actually cover the whole plant...I'll post more
pics of this plant soon...they just started blooming
a couple of weeks ago. The heaviest bloom is in
Winter.

18 Nov, 2009

 

Winter! Yeah, right!! winter is just a lack of baseball!! (How bout those Mets? Rubbish actually!! Oh, well there is always next year!!)

18 Nov, 2009

 

Volunteer:

I'm not sure what you mean? However, all Calliandra
species (which are tropical in origin) here in San Diego,
CA. bloom in Winter.

18 Nov, 2009

 

Its lovely now Andy, cant wait to see it in full bloom.

18 Nov, 2009

 

Milky:

I'll be posting more photos of some larger shrubs
in the next month when they will blooming more profusely.

18 Nov, 2009

 

thats gorgeous, can it be grown in britain?

22 Nov, 2009

 

Usernut:

I would assume it would be pretty difficult to
grow outdoors all year. This plant is native
to the tropical regions of Nicaragua to Ecuador,
of Central and South America. It can be grown
as a house plant from what I've read though.

22 Nov, 2009



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