Flower Database

fairy duster

Basic information
Flower Name
fairy duster
Formal Name
Calliandra eriophylla
Alias
緋合歓, 紅合歓, カリアンドラ・エリオフィラ, Calliandra, fairy duster
Habitat
Tropical America
Morph
tropical evergreen shrub
Comment
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 .
Detailed information
Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Calliandra
Species
C. eriophylla
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Greenhouse (sub-) Tropical area
Color
Red
Season
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height
100  ~ 150  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 5