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A lovely wattle, featuring masses of flowers in spring and great foliage colour. The feathery silver-grey bipinnate foliage featuring striking purple new growth for most of the year contrasts with masses of bright yellow spherical flower heads 1 cm in diameter. Grows to a maximum of 8 metres tall. Very high frost and drought tolerance, make this a useful tall shrub to small tree for screening and windbreaks.
Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: winter
Maximum height: 8 metres
Minimum height: 5 metres
Maximum width: 5 metres
Minimum width: 3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.0
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.