Plant name: Knife-leaf wattle
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: NSW, QLD.
Cultural notes: A hardy plant that is happiest in a well-drained sunny position.
Maintenance: Prune as required to maintain shape.
Tolerates: Tolerant of frost, drought and poor soils.
Flowering season: Spring.
Flower colour: The flowers occur in small fluffy balls and are yellow-gold in colour. They are sweetly perfumed. Seed pods are brown growing to 7cm in length.
Foliage colour: Small, triangular blue-grey phyllodes. The common name Knife leaf wattle is derived from the shape of the foliage.
Width: Up to 3m
Height: Up to 3m
Plant spacing: 150cm apart
Recommended uses: A hardy and attractive plant often used in gardens for its blue-grey foliage and yellow flowers.
Description: An erect shrub to 3m in height. A graceful weeping habit with blue-grey triangular-shaped foliage and golden yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.