The bright yellow flowers contrast beautifully with the delicate silvery blue-grey foliage and add a sunny winter highlight to any garden.
It requires well-drained soil in a full sun or partly shaded position. If you have clay soil, plant it in a raised bed or mound the soil to improve the drainage.
Genus: From the Greek akakia, the name of Acacia arabica, of tropical Africa and Western Asia (from akis, a sharp point, as this is a spiny species).
Species: From the area of Chinchilla, Queensland.