Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
Originally registered as: Acacia amblygona 'Austraflora Winter Gold'
ORIGIN: Acacia 'Winter Gold' is a seedling which arose spontaneously in a batch of normally upright Acacia amblygona seed sown about 1973 by Molyneux Nurseries Pty Ltd, Montrose, Victoria. Cultivar received by the Authority 31 August 1977. Applicant: Molyneux Nurseries Pty Ltd.
DESCRIPTION: This cultivar reaches a height of about 300mm and spreads about 2m. The phyllodes taper to a sharp point from a broad base. They are up to 10mm long by 4mm wide. A number of prominent veins are visible. The rich yellow flower clusters are borne on flower stalks 10mm long. The "pom-pom" or globular flower head is about 5mm in diameter.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different form the known normal forms of the species in its prostrate habit. Acacia amblygona normally reaches a height of 1.5m.
COLOUR CODING:RHS Colour Chart 1966 edition.
filaments and anthers: yellow-orange 17C.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC131,CBG8006334
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 6 April 1979