California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Acacia glaucoptera ~ Flat Wattle, Clay Wattle

Acacia glaucoptera is a low spreading shrub, typically 2-2.5 feet tall and up to 8 feet wide. Acacia glaucoptera produces its yellow flowers on the midrib of the branches, that is always a fun conversation starter. The foliage of Acacia glaucoptera is a powdery gray with the newest growth often bronze tinged. Acacia glaucoptera requires decent drainage and full sun. The Flat Wattle is quite drought tolerant once established. Acacia glaucoptera is Winter hardy into the low 20°s F.

Acacia glaucoptera, Flat Wattle, Clay Wattle

High resolution photos of the flowers and foliage of Acacia glaucoptera, the Flat Wattle or Clay Wattle are part of our garden image collection.

Plants from the Acacia Genus featured on this site:
Acacia baileyana purpurea * Purple Fernleaf Wattle
Acacia boormanii Snowy River Wattle
Acacia cognata * River Wattle
Acacia Cousin Itt * Little River Wattle
Acacia covenyi * Blue Bush
Acacia cultriformis * Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle
Acacia dealbata * Silver Wattle
Acacia glaucoptera * Flat Wattle, Clay Wattle
Acacia iteaphylla * Willow Wattle, Flinders Range Wattle
Acacia podalyriifolia * Pearl Acacia
Acacia pravissima * Oven's Wattle
Acacia spectabilis * Mudgee Wattle
Acacia stenophylla * Shoestring Acacia
Acacia vestita * Hairy Wattle