Acacia suaveolens

 Sweet-scented wattle

 

Acacia suaveolens, the Sweet-scented wattle, has blue-gray phyllodes (a type of leaf), cream, ball-shaped flowers that are heavy scented. It is found native in a large area of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.  It prefers well-drained soil and is reported resistant to salt spray. Avoid phosphorous type fertilizers.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub
Flower Color Cream
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletSweet scented
bulletAttractive new growth
bulletBall-shaped flowers
Problem Solving Features
bulletLong flowering period
bulletLow maintenance
bulletResistant to salt spray

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* Seed germinates best if given hot water soak or use scarified seed.  Place seed in near boiling water, soak for 24 hrs then sow.  Any floating seeds need additional hot water/soak treatment.  Sow seeds 1/8" deep, germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.
 
 
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