Bower Wattle

Acacia cognata Limelight - botanical name

Acacia cognata Limelight

© M. Fagg; Australian National Botanic Gardens

Evergreen compact mound shaped low growing shrub with weeping foliage (0.8m x 1.2m). Dwarf form of A. cognata from NSW and Vic. Soft slender lime green leaves. Cream ball shaped flowers occasionally. Useful as a specimen for its handsome foliage. Needs good drainage. Frost and drought tolerant.

  • Plant type
    Shrub
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
    Low
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (NSW & Vic)
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