A compact form of A.cognata that makes a stunning foliage plant all year round with its rippled weeping foliage which gives a wavy appearance to the plant. Small ball-shaped flowers are a secondary pleasure when they appear in spring. Prone to root rot in humid climates, it is at its best in the southern states.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia cognata|
|Common Name:||River Wattle|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.75 metres|
|Ph Level:||Mildly acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Planting Season:||All year|
|Special Uses:||Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT
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