Acacia bai 'Purpurea'
Description: Acacia baileyana Purpurea, also known as The Purple Cootamundra Wattle, is a small distinctive evergreen tree with exotic and striking purple and silvery-grey bipinnate fine foliage. Produces racemes of stunning yellow mimosa flowers in the winter and spring. A very special, unique tree that's easy to care for!
History: Originating from Tasmania, Australia.
Acacia Growing Tips: Tolerates poor shallow soils although needs good drainage. Performs well in a sheltered position, ideally against a south-facing wall for optimum protection.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m