Plant name: Ovens wattle
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC.
Cultural notes: A hardy plant adaptable to most soils provided they are free draining. Prefers an open sunny position.
Tolerates: Frost and drought tolerant.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer.
Flower colour: The flowers are bright yellow and ball-shaped. They occur in long racemes. The seed pods are a dull browny-black.
Foliage colour: The foliage is made up of olive green phyllodes, triangular in shape and up to 2cm in length. The tips of the phyllodes develop a gold tinge in winter.
Width: up to 3m
Height: up to 8m
Plant spacing: 150cm apart
Recommended uses: The weeping habit, showy flowers and attractive foliage make this a great feature plant.
Description: A tall spreading shrub or small tree growing to 8m. Pendulous branches and small triangular olive green phyllodes to 2cm in length. Clusters of golden yellow ball-shaped flowers appear in spring and summer.