Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk.
Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk. is commonly known as powder puff. It is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 3cm in height. The branchlets are cylindric, rough and brown in colour. The leaves close at night. The red powder puff flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds but only appear from November to April.
Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk. prefers semi-shade to full sunlight and moderate watering. It is suitable with well-drained Soils and fertile Loamy Soils.
It is used as General, Focal Plant, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting.