Apr 202017
 

Acacia verticillata in flower on the front glasshouse border. A mass of mini citrus yellow bottle brushes. The flowers are a mass of densely packed stamens. The sharp phyllodes are evergreen and borne in whorls around the stem. A native to South Australia where it grows as a small tree or multi-stemmed shrub.

Acacia verticillata

Acacia verticillata

Acacia verticillata

Acacia verticillata

 

 

 

 

 

(phyllode, a wing or growth on any part of a plant which functions as a leaf.)