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Acacia rigens

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Acacia
                        Specie: Acacia rigens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Stiff pointed silver-gray phyllodes; golden globular flowers in spring

Uses: Specimen plant Dry gardens

Zones: 8-10

Description: Widespread in arid and semi-arid regions of mainland Australia, this dense rounded shrub to a height and spread of 12 ft (3.5 m) is a very useful ornamental wattle for planting in dry inland areas. It has stiff, narrow, sharply pointed phyllodes and small

Growth Habit: Dense spreading rounded shrub

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