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Acacia myrtifolia


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position; will tolerate some shade

Features: Dark green narrow phyllodes; soft pale yellow to creamy racemes of flowers winter?spring

Uses: Shrub borders Color contrasting

Zones: 8-11

Description: This abundant flowering shrub from southern Australia varies in height from almost prostrate to 8 ft (2.4 m) high. It has reddish stems and dark green lanceolate phyllodes with prominent thickened margins. Fluffy pale yellow to creamy white flowers, on sh

Growth Habit: Rounded open habit with variable height; can be prostrate

Comments: Prune lightly after flowering to encourage new growth

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