fairy duster

Calliandra eriophylla

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  • fairy duster
  • Flower name
    fairy duster
  • Scientific name
    Calliandra eriophylla
  • Aliasベニゴウカン, 緋合歓, 紅合歓, カリアンドラ・エリオフィラ, Calliandra, fairy duster
  • Place of originTropical America
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

What is fairy duster

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 .


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Calliandra
  • Species
    C. eriophylla
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typetropical evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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