Acacia ashbyae – Ashby’s Wattle

A lovely ornamental wattle species from Western Australia, with a shrubby habit and rod-shaped flower heads. This Acacia is a dense shrub with a tendency to spread its long branches.
Named after Miss Alison Ashby, a botanical artist and plant collector of the 20th century.


Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia ashbyae
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 2.5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Seed eating birds