Powder Puff Tree blooming!

Calliandra emarginata, Powder Puff Tree with pink spikey flowers
October 4, 2016

Calliandra emarginata, powder puff tree, is a member of the pea family. It is native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. The name Calliandra comes from the Greek for 'beautiful stamens.' This plant lives in the Warm Temperate House.