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Acacia 'Golden Carpet'

Acacia pravissima 'Golden Carpet'

ORIGIN: Acacia 'Golden Carpet' is a chance seedling which arose in a batch of normal Acacia pravissima seedlings. The seedling was selected about 1969. Cultivar received by the Authority 7 September 1977. Applicant: Mr DL Jones.

DESCRIPTION: It is a prostrate plant that will reach a height of about 400mm and attain a spread of about 6m. The phyllodes are triangular being about 10mm long by about 8mm wide. The lower edge of each phyllode ends in a sharp point. The yellow flowers are produced in profusion. Each globular head of flowers is 4mm in diameter.

DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from the known normal forms of its parent in its completely prostrate habit. Acacia pravissima is normally a tall shrub or small tree.

COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966 edition.

filaments and anthers: yellow 8A.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC137, CBG7705485

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 6 April 1979