An uncommon, spreading shrub with outstanding ornamental foliage. Acacia glaucoptera has red-tinged new growth and requires regular pruning to keep it looking its best and promote this new growth. It is quite tolerant of frosts (down to -7°C) and grows best in a position with part sun, though it will also grow in full sun or dappled shade.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia glaucoptera|
|Other Common Names:||Clay Wattle, Flat Wattle|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 1.5 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Cold climate|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Planting Season:||All year|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates heavy frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Attractive foliage, Wow factor|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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