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Photo of Acacia iteaphyllaAcacia iteaphylla

Description: Large, weeping shrub to 5 m with narrow grey-green phyllodes to 10 cm. Buds enclosed in attractive pinkish bracts. Flowers are yellow and perfumed and appear in autumn or winter. Useful hedge species and good feature plant, as bunches of pods extend period of interest.
Distribution: SA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Needs a well-drained position. A prostrate form is available.
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© Text derived from the Acacia sections of the 4th edition of Australian Native Plants by John Wrigley and Murray Fagg, published in 1996 by Reed Books Pty Ltd