Acacia redolens

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Information by: Kathleen Moore        Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

 

Description

This spreading groundcover quickly reaches 1' x 10'. It is used frequently for embankments and erosion control. Leaves are grey green. Accepts reflected sun. Small yellow flowers appear in early spring. This plant is native to Australia.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Ground cover

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

Spring

 

Leaf Color

Grey Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring

 

Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Foundation, Parking Strip, Patio, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Cascade, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

Rainwater is very beneficial for your plants, and it's free.

You can harvest rain by contouring your yard with small berms, channels, or swales to direct water runoff to your plants.