Acacia cognata ‘Burgundy Cascade’ – River Wattle

A beautiful and quite hardy weeping large shrub with gorgeous soft foliage with burgundy tones amongst the green leaves. It is fast growing to a useful 3 metres high and 2 metres wide, making it  a great screening and wind break plant. A lovely plant for landscaping. It grows on a range of soil types including clay, and can be used in full sun to part shade. Tolerates light frost.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name: Burgundy Cascade
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia cognata
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 3
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Seed eating birds, Other insects