Today's bloom is Red Powderpuff 'Nana' (Calliandra haematocephala)

Bloom of the Day for August 19th, 2012:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Red, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Fall, Mid Winter, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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pirl wrote:
Wow! That's a beautiful bloom and a great photo. Great job, sunkissed.

sunkissed wrote:
Thank you for the honor of having the bloom of the day photo. ☺ Hopefully with trackinsand's help I can get the classification correct. But one way or the other, the blooms all look the same. A fun plant to have in the garden.

trackinsand wrote: