Acacia covenyi – Blue Bush Wattle

Acacia covenyi Рblue bush wattle is a super hardy wattle for most sites apart from waterlogged soils, and is very easy care. It is a great foliage plant, having beautiful blue-grey leaves which contrast nicely with other plants. An added bonus is the fragrant golden-yellow ball flowers in spring. Growing to around 6 metres high and 2 to 3 metres wide, it is a good screen and windbreak plant. Tolerates drought and frost well, and is great for coastal areas. Likes full sun to light shade.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name: Blue Bush
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia covenyi
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 6
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects