A low growing shrub with an open habit, native the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It has pale yellow ball flowers along the stems in spring and interesting bubbled seed pods. It grows on sandy soils, and needs good drainage. Best in a sunny spot.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia alcockii|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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