Adjacent to the Brookside lawn, this shrubby wattle is bedecked with brilliant yellow, spherical flower heads.
A member of the Fabaceae (pea family), Acacia pravissima is an Australian native, which grows in New South Wales and Victoria . The stems are clothed in distinctive grey-green, evergreen phyllodes, which resemble leaves. The flower heads are spherical and fragrant, and comprise numerous long stamens, and 4-5 minute petals. As is typical of the genus all require either glasshouse cultivation or a sheltered site in full sun in the British Isles.