Plant of the Month – December

Red Fairy Duster, Baja Fairy Duster Calliandra californica Plant Form: Evergreen shrub Water Use: Low Mature Size: 5 ft. tall x 5-6 ft. wide Exposure: Full Sun Bloom Time: Year-round; Heaviest bloom Fall – Spring (Sept – Apr) Native to: Baja California, Sonora Mexico Hardiness: Cold hardy to 20°F   Red or Baja Fairy Duster produces exotic, feather duster-like flowers made up of clusters of deep red stamens that hummingbirds can’t resist. In fact, hummingbirds are extremely territorial of Fairy […]