White powder puff

Calliandra haematocephala 'alba'

Puff-like flowers

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  • Flower name
    White powder puff
  • Scientific name
    Calliandra haematocephala 'alba'
  • Aliasパウダーパフ, White powederpuff, シロバナオオベニゴウガン, Powederpuff, 白花大紅合歓, ホワイトパウダーパフ, オオベニゴウガン, カリアンドラ
  • Place of originGarden variety
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region, Horticultural species
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, December
  • Language of flowersClear your mind

What is White powder puff

White Powder Puff (Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala 'Alba') is a gardening variety of tropical evergreen shrubs of the family Fabaceae. White flowers like hemispherical cosmetic puffs bloom. What looks like this flower is an aggregate of stamen.
A white flower garden varieties of Red Powder Puff (Scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala) that is similarly blooming red flower is native to Bolivia. Although it is a different genus, it is similar to a Albizia julibrissin, it is a tree like a white nettle.

Common name: White Powederpuff , scientific name: Calliandra haematocephala 'Alba', origin: Bolivia, living type: tropical Evergreen broadleaf shrubs, height: 2-3 m, branches are well branched, tree next to the spread, even-pinnately compound leaves: leaf Small leaf:1.5 cm leaf length: oblong leaf arrangement: opposite leaf margin: entire, inflorescence shape: each tubular flower out of numerous white stamens, hemispherical to spherical flower heads formation, color: white, flowering: December-may, flower diameter: 8-10 cm, fruits: pods, fruit length: 5-10 cm, fruit color: green to grayish-brown


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Calliandra
  • Species
    C. haematocephala cv. alba
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Even pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeTropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower8.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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