Acacia lasiocarpa – Wattle

This species is a dwarf or small shrub with dense ornamental golden flowers from winter through to spring. Acacia lasiocarpa needs a medium to well drained soil and can grow in conditions from light shade to full sun. It can grow happily in coastal dune environments, as this is one of its native habitats in Western Australia.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub, Ground cover
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Bog gardens, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia lasiocarpa
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 2
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects