3 Litre Pot
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Position: Full Sun
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Flowering Period: February – March
- Hardiness: May need winter protection
- Eventual Height: 5m
- Eventual Spread: 3m
Acacia Baileyana Purpurea or Cootamundra Wattle is a fast growing, evergreen small tree with an eventual height of 5 metres, or large shrub with spectacular deep purple flushed, young fern-like foliage on purplish red stems contrasting with the blue-green older leaves. Racemes of bright yellow mimosa- like flowers are freely produced during March, highly attractive to the bee population and greatly prized by the local honey producers.
Looking After Your Acacia Baileyana Purpurea
Originally from New South Wales Australia Acacia Baileyana Purpurea prefers a sheltered sunny position, and planted in afree draining soil, making this a suitable specimen for growing within a courtyard or town garden.