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Calliandra haematocephala - Red Powder Puff


Calliandra haematocephala - Red Powder Puff (Calliandra haematocephala)

This is a very common hedge/tree in Southern California because of its drought-tolerance. They are starting to bloom now. They usually bloom from Fall through early Spring.



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Stunning flowers!
The buds are interesting too.

24 Sep, 2008

 

The buds on practically all species of Calliadras are the same.
I'll post an interesting pretty rare species of Calliandra soon.

25 Sep, 2008



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