Flower Namefairy duster
Formal NameCalliandra eriophylla
Alias緋合歓, 紅合歓, カリアンドラ・エリオフィラ, Calliandra, fairy duster
Morphtropical evergreen shrub
Fairy duster (scientific name: Calliandra eriophylla) is a tropical evergreen shrub of the family Fabaceae native to tropical America. Hemispheric flowers like red cosmetic puffs bloom. But what looks like a flower is an aggregate of stamen. It is a flower like Reduced Powder Puff (Red Powder Puff) called a companion Scalable Flower(Scientific Name: Calliandra haematocephala). Blooming flowers like red pink nemunoki (leaf tree), the leaves are like nemunoki and close at night. It is similar to 'Ohi'a Lehua.
Common name: Fairy duster, Scientific name: Calliandra eriophylla , aka: fairy duster, Benigokan , Hinemu, Calliandra eriophylla, Calliandra ,tree: 1.5 meters tall, flower color: red, flowering period: April to November, flower shape: dome shape, flower size: 5 cm .
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf typeTernate-Compound Leaf
Flowering placeGreenhouse (sub-) Tropical area
SeasonApr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 5