Willow-leaf Wattle, Flinders Ranges Wattle
Acacia iteaphylla

Family: Mimosaceae
Genus: Acacia (a-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: iteaphylla

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Silver/Gray

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 28, 2004, kennedyh from Churchill, Victoria
Australia (Zone 10a) wrote:

This is a lovely wattle and our plant has a most unusual form. We noticed a wattle, weeping over a garden fence in Traralgon and collected some seed when passing. The plant we grew did indeed weep. With some careful staking we managed to persuade it to grow to about 4 feet (its parent was 12 ft tall). Since attaining its lofty maximum height of 4 ft, it quickly got back to ground level and has since that spread steadily across the ground (well outside the bed it is planted in). It now reaches about 4 metres from the trunk. My picture shows it spreading across the lawn, with the trunk not visible, and well outside the picture. I have a few seed, but whether it would come true to form from seed is anybody's guess. It flowers in the autumn and has a long flowering season, when not much else i... read more