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Acacia nematophylla, Acacia

Acacia nematophylla

Acacia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant



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Acacia pravissima, Ovens Wattle

Acacia pravissima

Ovens Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A vigorous growing tree with silvery, blade-like leaves. Has a rapid growth pattern. In early spring and sometimes again in the fall, the trees are covered in puffy yellow flowers. Easy in full sun and free-draining soil. Drought tolerant.





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Acacia redolens, Trailing Acacia, Bank Catclaw

Acacia redolens

Trailing Acacia, Bank Catclaw
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftGroundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFlood tolerant

Acacia redolens is a low growing and wide spreading ground cover.

Although Acacia redolens is quite drought resistant, it also tolerates periodic flooding, and a number of landscape architects have used it successfully in retention basins. This groundcover acacia has proven its value time and again as a first class slope coverage for hot dry banks.

This plant requires regular irrigation during the hot summer months.



Acacia redolens, Trailing Acacia, Bank Catclaw
Acacia redolens, Trailing Acacia, Bank Catclaw


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Acacia sp., Prickly Moses, Khair

Acacia sp.

Prickly Moses, Khair
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Pale yellow flowers in short spikes.

Grows well in dry climates. Water occasionally, will tolerate mild droughts. Grows well in most soil types and will stand salt spray.





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Acacia baileyana - seeds

A. baileyana is used in Europe in the cut flower industry...  more
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Acacia catechu, Khair - seeds

The acacia catechu, or cutch, tree is a large, thorny...  more
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Acacia dealbata - seeds

Silver Wattle, Blue Wattle. Native to Australia, Acacia...  more
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Acalypha godseffiana, Copper Leaf, Beefsteak Plant, Fire dragon, Jacobs coat, Match-me-if-you-can, Three-seeded Mercury

Acalypha godseffiana

Copper Leaf, Beefsteak Plant, Fire dragon, Jacobs coat, Match-me-if-you-can, Three-seeded Mercury
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Fiji
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A very colorful tropical shrub grown for its attractive reddish leaves. Beautiful foliage of mixed shades of red, yellow and green. Leaves, much smaller than ordinary copperleafs, are orange/red in the full sun and mostly variegated/green in the shade. The more sun the more color the leaves will get. Fast growing. A native of the East Indies and the Pacific, this is one of the most striking foliage shrubs and is widely used by tropical gardeners. Cultivars of A. godseffiana are found in a wide variety of colors: green and white, green and yellow, red, bronze, copper, or brown. The leaves also vary in form, some being flat and others undulating, while the flowers are inconspicuous. In a garden, where they are often used as informal hedges or in massed beds, all Acalypha species require full sun, well-drained soil, and careful pruning to prevent them from becoming leggy. They are easily propagated by cuttings.





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