available for order
The name Calliandra translated literally means ‘beautiful man’ (gr.: kallos = beautiful, andros = man). The shrub’s flowers consist of fire-red, 3 to 4 cm long stamen that form a semi-circle with a diameter of 5 to 7 cm, thus resembling a powder-puff. This exotic bloom raises above fine acacia-like pinnate leaves with a silvery fluff and it is the reason for the plant’s attractiveness for balcony & terrace as well as greenhouse. Furthermore, the bloom can last from spring to autumn - with a pause during the hottest weeks in summer. The branches with their light-grey bark are slender, flexible and bend elegantly at the tip. Even one more characteristic adds to this South American evergreen’s attractiveness: at night, or - in case of a drought - also during daytime, the pinnate leaves fold up. As soon as the plant gets enough light and water, the pinnates will unfold again.
Quality: extraordinary & very large flowers; elegant growth; evergreen
Use: in pots from April/ May outside on balcony, terrace and in the garden- during winter in a heated greenhouse or bright room; all year in a heated greenhouse
|Height||2,5 - 3 m|
|Flowering period||Mehrmals blühend|
|Color of flowers||red|
|winter temperature||10 (±10)°C|
|Minimum temperature||0 °C|
9,99€ Tax included
14,99€ Tax included
8,95€ Tax included
19,95€ Tax included
26,60€ Tax included
46,60€ Tax included
September Bush ( Polygala myrtifolia) is one of our most permanent flowering plants in our...
The flowers of this Hibisdus variety are so amazingly bizarre that at first sight it is hardly...
General information to Frangipani (Plumeria): Each individual plant is abloom at a different...