Red powder puff

Red powder puff or Calliandra haematocephala is a flowering shrub with bright blossoms.
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Red is a common color of this plants, but there are varieties of white and pink available as well.

The buds are berry like clusters which open to form puffball blossom.
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My Uncle has a huge front-yard, where in he plants such beautiful flowers.
The plant is stunning and flowers are just adorable.
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10 thoughts on “Red powder puff

  1. Lovely flower. Any idea as to which area it can be found?
    This flower reminds me of the sickle bush flower that I wrote about. I guess you must have read that.

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    1. Yes, I do remember about sickle bush flower.. the pink ones right… The Red Powder Puff is native to South America. I saw this flower in South India – Coastal Karnataka. I don’t know about it availability in other parts of the country.

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