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Gold Dust Wattle

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Kevin Sparrow
Acacia acinacea

A colourful hardy shrub that grows up to two metres tall with small narrow phyllodes and bright golden globular flowers in spring when the steams appear to be dusted with gold. This fast growing shrub is ideal for hedge planting or as feature ornamental plant and attracts bess, birds, butterflies and insects. It grows best in full sun to light shade in well-drained soil. 

Type: 
Shrub
Height: 
1 - 2m
Maintenance: 
Low
Flowering Time: 
Spring
Light: 
Sun
Water Requirement: 
Low
Tolerates: 
Heavy and Clay soil
Sandy Soil
Some Coastal Exposure
Dry conditions
Biodiversity Benefits: 
Nectar and Pollen
Birds
Plant Origin: 
Native
Natural Occurence: 
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