Acacia congesta – Wattle

Also known as Acacia cliftoniana, Acacia congesta is a prostrate, dome-shaped shrub. This species flowers in profusion, and is great as an ornamental. Native to south-western WA, it makes a useful ground-cover for planting on embankments.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia congesta
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, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies