This stunning, choice acacia has evergreen, fern-like, silver blue leaves. In early spring it is covered with small spheres of yellow puffy flowers that are sweetly scented. It grows quickly to 10 to 20 feet. Plant in a protected location in full sun with well-drained soil. If I haven’t yet convinced you, isn’t it worth it just for the common name?
Common Name: Cootamundra Wattle
Family: Fabaceae (The Legume Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Stem Colour: Purple
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Open sheltered situations, generally on elevated sites.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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