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Photo of Acacia dimidiataAcacia dimidiata

Swamp Wattle

Description: Tall, bushy shrub 5 m high by 3 m. Thick, more or less elliptical phyllodes have an accentuated curve on one side. Golden rod-shaped flowers are borne in terminal sprays from April to June.
Distribution: WA, NT, Qld.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Excellent garden or screen plant. Showy in flower and interesting foliage. Full sun and good drainage recommended.
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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