Acacia pubescens

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 Acacia pubescens subsp. var.  Downy wattle
Habit: shrub
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 3 ft to 12 ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring, early winter, mid winter, late winter
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: orange, yellow
Fabaceae > Acacia pubescens var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acacia pubescens, R. Br. Hairy Wattle. A shrub, with drooping branches and hirsute petioles and rachis; pinnae 3-10 pairs (mostly 3-8), 1/2-3/4in. long; lfts. 6-20 pairs (mostly 16), crowded, linear, smooth, 1/12—1/6in. wide: fls. in simple racemes longer than lvs., on long pubescent peduncles, 15-20 in a head; calyx short, sinuate-toothed; corolla smooth, protruding in bud, the petals united. Blooms in spring. B.M. 1263. F.R. 1:733.—This belongs to the series in which the pods are all flat, seeds longitudinal, last fold of funicle forming a short lateral or oblique aril, with very small folds below it. Much grown in greenhouses in the E. TJ. S., where it is a general favorite on account of its feathery lvs. and bright blossoms, which are in their full beauty at Eastertide, and are becoming very popular for church decorations at that time. CH

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