Native to south-western WA, this Acacia is a small, spreading shrub that flowers from autumn to winter. It forms a rounded shape and naturally grows on clay and sandy clay loams.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia consobrina|
|Other Common Names:||Watercourse Wattle|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 1.3 metres|
|Width:||1.5 ~ 3.5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Autumn, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped|
|Lifespan:||Perennial, Short lived|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Fast growing|
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