River Wattle
(Acacia cognata)

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Elegant tall screening shrub with attractive narrow foliage. Pale yellow flower heads open in spring. These wattles grow to about 5m. There is also a dwarf form, which is only 1m high and 2m wide. Can be used as a small shrub, or grown as a tub plant with regular feeding. The variety in this image is a dwarf form.

Type
Native
Maintenance
Low
Water use
Moderate
Container
One
Size
Medium Trees & shrubs 3 - 7 metres
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Semi-arid with summer rain
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Central Highlands Garden, Yarra Valley Water plants
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Spring
Colours
Yellow, Green