Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
Originally registered as: Acacia 'Austraflora Cascade'
ORIGIN: Acacia 'Cascade' is a prostrate form of A. cultriformis originally selected from a number of seedlings raised by Austraflora Nursery of Montrose, Victoria. It was selected in 1974. Cultivar first received by the Authority 16 September 1980. The applicant is Molyneux Nurseries Pty. Ltd Belfast Road, Montrose, Victoria.
DESCRIPTION: This cultivar is a prostrate form which grows up to 2m across. The maximum height attained is only 10cms. All other features of the plant are as for Acacia cultriformis. The flowers are of a similar size to those of the normal form, although flowering has been noted to be a little sparse and irregular on the cultivar.
DIAGNOSIS: The cultivar is readily distinguished by its prostrate growth habit.
CULTIVATION NOTES: The main value of this cultivar is its prostrate habit. It must be propagated by vegetative means to ensure retention of the cultivar form.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.
yellow group 9B.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC154, ACRA010, CBG8312949
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 18 November 1982