Pink Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla)
The Pink Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla) is a very nice accent for desert landscapes and rock gardens. Its soft pink flowers appear in cycles throughout the warm summer months make it a perfect shrub for the desert climate here in Phoenix.
Use in desert landscapes to accent off rocks or transition areas like washes. The Pink Fairy Duster is very cold hardy and blooms early in the spring. It is tolerant of tough alkaline soils and is extremely drought resistant after established.
Small to medium shrub with soft fern-like grey foliage.
Light pink brushy lowers spring through fall.
Very tough plant in full sun and drought tolerant