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Calliandra tweedii


Calliandra tweedii

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Lovely bushy shrub with a spreading branches and bright green fine feathery foliage. Beautiful heads of vivid scarlet tassled flowers in spring when planted in a warm sunny site. Grows well in dry conditions. Hardy to some frost. A very pretty plant.

 
Genus
Calliandra
Species   tweedii
Cultivar  

Common name
Mexican Flame Bush

Family name
Leguminosae
Place of origin
Brazil


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Enthusiast / Paradise / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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