CALLIANDRA surinamensis

Powder puff. Pink fluffy flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    2-pinnate leaves 10cm (4in) or more long, each pinna subdivided into 7-12 pairs of oblong-lance-shaped leaflets
  • Yellow
    Yellow-green with deep-red stamens
  • Height
    3-8m (10-26ft)
  • Spread
    2-5m (6½-16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Large, spreading shrub or small tree. Produces axillary heads 5-8cm (2-3in) across of flowers to 5mm (¼in) longfrom leaf axils
  • Tree
  • Heated greenhouse - subtropical
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 10°C (50°F).
  • Full sun

CALLIANDRA surinamensis

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites and mealybugs under glass
    Place of origin
    Northern South America
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf form
    Bipinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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Calliandra surinamensis - Growing Guide
3-8m (10-26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-5m (6½-16ft)
 

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