Calliandra haematocephala x surinamensis Nana, Dwarf Powderpuff Tree

Calliandra haematocephala x surinamensis Nana

Dwarf Powderpuff Tree
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Central to South America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Compact variety of Calliandra very close related to C. haematocephala (15 ft tall tree) and C. surinamensis (4-6 ft tall shrub), somewhat between these two species in size that can be grown as a small 7-10 ft tree or a medium shrub. Very dense beautiful foliage, leaves are somewhat smaller than C. haematocephala. Bright pink powderpuff flowers, everblooming. Makes excellent specimen tree or container plant.

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