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Calliandra californica - Baja Fairy Duster

Calliandra californica - Baja Fairy Duster (Calliandra californica - Baja Fairy Duster)

Another view of the whole shrub blooming. Photo taken August 31, 2010 in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.

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That's one of the landscaping staples, here, and hummingbirds love it!

3 Sep, 2010



I like this small shrub. Calliandra alway reminds of winter most species bloom in winter.

4 Sep, 2010


The native pink Fairyduster grows in the summer, but forms flower buds in the fall. In the wild, it waits until after the winter rains to bloom, but in cultivation, it also blooms in the fall. I especially like the hybrids between the two species, 'cause they bloom all the time, and don't try to obscur the house like the Baja Fairyduster sometimes does.

4 Sep, 2010


Still looks fantastic

5 Sep, 2010



Calliandra haematocephala, eriophylla, tweedii and surinamensis are very widely grown here and bloom in winter. : >)

5 Sep, 2010



Thanks! : > )

5 Sep, 2010

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