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Commonly known as Golden mimosa, Snowy River wattle
EvergreenExtremely narrow, linear, grey-green leaves
Tall ShrubRounded, bushy shrub, usually multi-stemmed. Flowers profusely with mimosa-like, globular flower heads
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Full sunShelter from cold, drying winds
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesRed spider mites under glassPlace of originAustralia
Garden Location/ConditionsAustralian / New Zealand
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Pruning groupPruning group 5Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
When: Annually after flowering.
RHS group 8
Scented PlantsScented flowersLemon-scented
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilNeutral to acid soil