Packet of 15 baja fairy duster (Calliandra californica) seeds from Arizona.
Other common names: Red Fairy Duster
Size (HXW): 8 Ft X 8 Ft
USDA Hardiness zones: 9-10
Sun requirement: Full sun
Water requirement: Very low water
Plant description: Hardy shrub that in many locations will flower all year round (except in very cold spurts) provided it gets water. This bush grows very fast and if left unclipped can grow quite large. Attracts bees, especially in the early morning hours.
Bloom period: Most of the year in warmer climates with watering. If very little watering, spring to early summer bloom.
Planting and growing information: The fairy duster grows very easily from seed, water when it starts to dry when young.
red fairy duster seeds for sale
The baja fairy duster gets up to 8 feet tall if watered regularly. This shrub is 4 years old and trimmed regularly.
red fairy duster mature plant pic
Closeup of the powder puff style flowers on the red fairy duster.