Acacia cognata ‘Burgundy Cascade’ – River Wattle

A beautiful and quite hardy weeping large shrub with gorgeous soft foliage with burgundy tones amongst the green leaves. It is fast growing to a useful 3 metres high and 2 metres wide, making it  a great screening and wind break plant. A lovely plant for landscaping. It grows on a range of soil types including clay, and can be used in full sun to part shade. Tolerates light frost.

Scientific Name:Acacia cognata
Common Name:Wattle
Other Common Names:River Wattle
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Seed eating birds, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants