Acacia ashbyae – Ashby’s Wattle

A lovely ornamental wattle species from Western Australia, with a shrubby habit and rod-shaped flower heads. This Acacia is a dense shrub with a tendency to spread its long branches.
Named after Miss Alison Ashby, a botanical artist and plant collector of the 20th century.


Scientific Name:Acacia ashbyae
Common Name:Wattle
Other Common Names:Ashby's Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Seed eating birds



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants