Acacia howittii ‘Honey Bun’ – Wattle

A great naturally compact and dense wattle, growing to just over a metre high and wide. It flowers in spring with pale lemon ball shaped flowers, which can attract butterflies. A lovely and easy care plant. Frost and dry spell tolerant. Good for low hedging, as a feature plant and for mass planting, and can be container grown. Likes a well drained soil.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name: Honey Bun
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Acacia howittii
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 1.2
Flower Color : Cream, Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects