Hedge Wattle

Scientific NameAcacia paradoxa
Size and formDense and thorny shrub 2-4m high and 2-5m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitLarge golden-yellow, globular flower inflorescences occur August to November. Fruit is a woolly and curved pod. Foliage is wavy and sharp tipped.
Growing conditionsFull sun or semi-shade position. It is useful as a hedge or screening plant. It is favoured by small birds that find protection from predators in the thorny foliage.