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Acacia baileyana Prostrata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia baileyana Prostrata Prostrate Cootamundra Wattle,Prostrate Cootamundra Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Mat Forming, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
A hardy native groundcover form of Acacia baileyana. It has bright yellow rounded flowers that bloom in late winter to spring providing a mass display of gold to the landscape. The foliage has silvery grey fern like bipinnate foliage that spreads and cascades along the ground.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in well drained soil, apply an organic mulch and fertilise with a slow release native fertiliser.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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