Red Powder Puff Tree (calliandra haematocephala): Your plant may be the beautiful tropical tree or shrub, C. haematocephala, an evergreen with seasonal powder puff-like flowers in spring-summer in hues typically of red or pink. Foliage is dark green, bipinnate compound elongated and dark green. Needs full sun and regular water. Flower buds resemble raspberries. Does well in full sun and moderate to regular water.