Bailey’s Purple Acacia
The Purple Acacia is a perennial plant of the Genus Acacia, native to Australia. It can develop into a tree, like the Acacia Baileyana, but it is often preferred to the latter for the crimson colour of its young buds, which contrasts with the old grey-blue leaves.
It can reach up to 5-6 meters in height and 3-4 meters in width. It blooms between January and April and its flowers are of an intense yellow.
USES AND FUN FACTS:
It is popularly grown alone or in free-growing hedges.
This tree prefers dry soils and full exposure to sunlight. It cannot stand temperatures below 0 °C.