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Discover the Elegant Beauty of Calliandra Portoricens - Powderpuff White

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Original price Rs. 199.00
Current price Rs. 159.00
Common name:
Powderpuff White
Regional name:
Marathi - Powderpuff Pandhara
Shrubs, Trees
Leguminosae or Fabaceae or Pea family

The Calliandra portoricensis, also known as the Puerto Rican Calliandra, is a small, flowering tree that is native to Puerto Rico. It is a popular ornamental plant due to its beautiful, bright pink flowers that bloom in clusters from late winter to early spring.


Calliandra portoricensis grows best in well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. It can grow up to 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide and is a slow-growing plant. It can be propagated by seeds or cuttings.


The tree needs to be watered regularly, especially during dry spells. It is recommended to fertilize the tree every spring with a slow-release fertilizer. The tree should be pruned regularly to keep its shape and promote healthy growth.


Aside from its attractive appearance, Calliandra portoricensis also provides a number of benefits. It is a great option for shade and provides a good habitat for wildlife. Its flowers attract bees and other beneficial insects, making it a valuable addition to any garden. In addition, the tree is known for its drought tolerance, making it a great option for landscaping in areas with limited water resources.

Overall, the Calliandra portoricensis is a beautiful, low-maintenance tree that is perfect for gardens, parks, and other landscapes. It is an excellent option for those looking to add color and interest to their outdoor space while also providing a valuable habitat for wildlife.