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Calliandra eriophylla

Fairy Duster.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
One Gallon -2 $ 9.99
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Fairy Duster is a 1 to 3 ft. shrub to sub-shrub that is native from San Diego County through New Mexico and south to Mexico. The 1-2 inch flowers are like a red cross between acacia and bottlebrush. Cattle, deer and horses will browse Fairy Duster if given a chance. In the desert washes it is invisible until it flowers, then it is a ohhh and ahhh.

Calliandra eriophylla tolerates sand and seasonal flooding.

Calliandra eriophylla's foliage color is green-gray and type is stressdeciduous.
Calliandra eriophylla's flower color is pink.

Communities for Calliandra eriophylla:Creosote Bush Scrub and Riparian (rivers & creeks).

ph: 6.00 to 8.00
usda: 9 to 10
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 61.00 to 126.00

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