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Calliandra eriophylla

Calliandra eriophylla
A few first-year seedlings, late May
pink fairy duster
Reddish softly hairy new growth
Common name pink fairy duster
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8b-10)
Flowers pink
Size 12-36"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Subshrub native to the southwestern US and Mexico with fine composite leaves and pink puffball flowers.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: foundation border, front fence nursery area, left fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '21/'22 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 2-13d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (92%G, 5-14d)

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