Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’ Cootamundra Wattle

This easy care large shrub makes a great colour contrast plant. It has feathery silver-grey bipinnate foliage which features striking purple new growth for most of the year. In spring it is graced with masses of spherical golden yellow flower heads 1 cm in diameter. Best in a sunny position. A good waterwise plant.

Scientific Name:Acacia baileyana
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Cootamundra Wattle
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:5 ~ 8 metres
Width:3 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Planting Season:All year
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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