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Calliandra californica 'Mexicali Rose' PPAF

Mexicali Rose Fairy Duster

Description

This seemingly everblooming Baja native exhibits a soft puffball-like red flower that attracts numerous native pollinators, including the Monarch and Queen butterfly. Mexicali Rose has a dense growth habit and is naturally symmetrical. Exceptionally cold hardy and heat tolerant, Mexicali is perfect for streetscapes and xeric landscapes.

USDA Zone Range

9a to 11

Mature Height

4'

Flower Color

Red

Native Region

Variety

Soil Type

Planting Guidelines

Maintenance

Elevation Range

Mature Width

4'

Plant Type

Growth Habit

Dense, symmetrical, clonal

Wildlife and Pollinators

Sunlight Requirements

Full to Reflective Sun

Water Requirements

Low to moderate water

Pruning

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