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Calliandra haematocephala - Powder Puff Tree


Calliandra haematocephala -  Powder Puff Tree (Calliandra haematocephala -  Powder Puff Tree)

This powder puff tree is growing as a shrub; however, it can become a tree to 30' (10m) tall. It's a winter bloomer and is very common here in San Diego. Photo taken Feb. 12, 2016 at Morley Field, Balboa Park.



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Strictly winter?

16 Feb, 2016

 

It may have some sporadic blooms in spring.

It typically starts flowering in fall through late winter or early spring.

Calliandra surinamensis blooms in winter; however, I have seen it flowering in late summer.

16 Feb, 2016



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