A.glaucoptera.JPG (28331 bytes)Acacia glaucoptera: is a member of the Mimosaceae family and is known as the Clay Wattle.

This is an unusual, spreading shrub that will reach a height of 1.5 metres with a spread of two metres.

The phyllodes are wing-like with triangular lobes and are continuous along the stems. New growth may be purple-red.

Globular flower heads are bright yellow and situated along the stems in the notches of each phyllode. Spring is the flowering period.

The Clay Wattle is a native of Western Australia and would be an eye-catching addition to native garden beds.

Propagate from seed and possibly cuttings.