Dwarf Powderpuff has a number of virtues. It
attracts hummingbirds; the flower buds resemble raspberries and
the leaves close up at night or during a drought. The
profuse fragrant blooms add to this shrubs popularity.
Cuttings and seeds
Aphids, caterpillars, mites
Calliandra comes from two Greek words, kalos
meaning beautiful and andros, a stamen. Combined calliandra
refers to the striking flower. The common name refers to the
plants whimsical red and pink flowers.