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Baja Fairy Duster


This evergreen shrub is upright and open-branched. The leaves are small and consist of narrow grey-green leaflets to 1/4". Flower heads are small, deep red to purplish and bloom throughout the warm parts of the year.


Calliandra californica

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Compound

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Blooms throughout the warm months of the year.

Flower color : Purple

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 5-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 5 ft.

Growth rate : Slow-Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 30 to 35 F (Z10a)

Sunset zone : 10-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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