Acacia rupicola
Rock Wattle

Uses: As an understorey planting in dry shady situations or rocky areas. Suitable for highway verges, batters, wide median strips, parks and reserves.
Requires well-drained soils.
Bird and insect attracting.
Note: Although this species is not classified under the Sewerage Act, it is recommended that it not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:KI: Kangaroo Island
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1-2m
  • Spread 1-1.5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia rupicola
  • Common Name Rock Wattle
  • Origin SA, Vic
  • Habit Erect, Rigid
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Rock, Sand
  • pH Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)