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.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Needs a well-drained position. A prostrate form is available.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Recommended for its foliage.
- May be used as a feature plant.
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.
- Has attractive fruit.