Calliandra Tergemina var. Emarginata

SKU: MYBG-FLOW-SHRUB-CATE
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Rs.505
Pot size: 5"

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Calliandra

Genus

Daily

Water Requirement

Red

Flower Color

Non Fragrant

Fragrance

Winter

Flowering Season

Large

Size

Medium

Maintenance

Yes

With Pots

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Sunlight Requirement

Product Description

Calliandra Tergemina var. Emarginata prefers semi-shade to full sunlight and moderate watering. It is suitable with well-drained Soils and fertile Loamy Soils.

Calliandra Tergemina var. Emarginata

Family

Fabaceae

Origin

Central America

Description

Calliandra Tergemina var. Emarginata is commonly known as Dwarf powder. It is an evergreen unarmed shrub 1-3 m tall with rather thin cylindrical stems.

Leaves compound, opposite, leaflets shaped like kidneys or lungs, light to medium green, with 3 leaflets (2 paired terminal ones, 1 lone and smaller) per petiole. Young leaves orangey, maturing to green. Leaflets and petiole somewhat velvety due to fine surface hairs. Leaves droop and fold up at night.

Flowers grow up to 2.5 to 6 cm across, with numerous red or pinkish-red filamentous stamens, lasting 2-3 days before wilting. Unopened flowers buds resemble a bunch of red berries.

Fruits are flattened dehiscent seedpods. ripening from green to brown, with thickened margin, before splitting open explosively from tip to base, twisting back in a double curve to eject seeds several meters away.

Environment

Calliandra Tergemina var. Emarginata prefers semi-shade to full sunlight and moderate watering. It is suitable with well-drained Soils and fertile Loamy Soils.

Landscape Uses

It is used as General, Focal Plant, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting.

Trees need to be planted in full sun. Make sure there is no sudden change in temperature. Keep it in semi sunlight for a week before introducing the plant to direct sunlight.

In a pot, you will need to water the plant everyday during the summers and can cut down a bit during winters. Make sure this has a drainage hole at the bottom. For trees planted directly in the garden, you an water it once in 2-3 days for it to develop strong roots. Fertilise in the summer season only.

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