Wattles don’t have a good image e.g. they can aggravate hayfever and tend to be short lived. Some of our best plants are wattles for example, Acacia pycnantha which is the Australian floral emblem. They come in trees, shrubs and ground covers, and flowers are available in all seasons.


Acacia acuminata “Jam Tree”

Acacia aneura “Mulga”

Acacia ashbyae

Acacia drummondii

Acacia gregorii

Acacia lasiocarpa prostrate

Acacia merinthophora “Zigzag Wattle”

Acacia rossei

Acacia spathulifolia prostrate pbr

Acacia splendens “Autumn Gold”

Acacia truncata “Select



Broad leaf

1m high spreading to 2m across

Part shade


25 cm high and to 2m across

3m high

Once established will cope with hot, dry conditions no water

Spreading ground cover to 5m across

Scented flowers 1.5m high x 1.5m across