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Mimosa 'Gaulois Astier'

Acacia dealbata 'Gaulois Astier'

Silver Wattle

A tender evergreen shrub up to 6m in height, it needs a sheltered frost-free, full sun location. Growing finely divided grey-green leaves and producing clusters of scented yellow flowers in winter & spring. It will need winter protection.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Winter

Propagation

Notes
Semi-hardwood cuttings

Geography

Origin
France, Europe

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Sand
Soil PH preference
Very acid
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes
Suitable for a variety of sites, Flower borders & beds in cottage or informal gardens. Borders along walls, courtyard or patio gardens as well as containers.

Personality

Family
Mimosaceae
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
Mild

Problems

If grown under glass it is susceptible to Red spider mite and Mealybugs

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