Calliandra eriophylla (Pink Fairy Duster)


This tough native shrub occurs on dry rocky hills at elevations from 2000-5000 feet. Tiny fern-like green leaves drop in the winter or in extreme summer drought to expose the the densely-branched form. Light pink to white powder puff flowers appear for a short time in the spring. This plant is cold, heat and drought tolerant, but prefers coarse well-drained soil.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Shrub
Size (H x W): 3ft x 3ft
Flower Color: Pink
Hardiness: Zone 8: 10˚F

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