Acacia sophorae. Coast wattle.shrub to 2-3 metres.Flowering is in late winter and spring. suited to a wide range of soil types provided they are not waterlogged. full sun or light shade. Seeds edible and taste like peas. Cooked when green and roasted in pods. Flowers can be eaten. Often added to fritters.
Lemon-Scented Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii) - A bushy rounded shrub with strongly lemon-scented fine leaves. Grows to 3 metres. White flowers cover the shrub in spring. Prefers well drained soil in a sunny position. Ideal as a screen, hedge or windbreak. Attracts: Insects, bees
Acacia sophorae 'Coastal Wattle' Fast growing and hardy plant tolerant of all soils provided they are not waterlogged. At best in sunny position. maintenance Prune to maintain shape and promote a bushy habit. Tolerant of frost, drought, salt and smog. flowers: Spring. w4m h5m plant 100cm apart used in frontline coastal sand dune regeneration. Useful as hedges or windbreaks. Seeds are edible and can be roasted or ground into flour.
A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit.The new foliage is copper/bronze colour. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. The leaves when crushed have a beautiful citrus scent.