Fairy Duster - Bartlett Lake, Arizona
Fairy duster (Calliandra eriophylla) is a small shrub that is native to Mexico and parts of Central and South America. It is known for its attractive, fluffy pink or red flowers that resemble pom-poms. The plant grows to be about 2-3 feet tall and has small, feathery leaves. It is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens and landscaping, and is drought-tolerant and easy to care for. Fairy duster is also sometimes called "pink powderpuff" due to the appearance of its flowers. It is an attractive plant that is often used in gardens and landscaping in warmer climates.