Little River Wattle

Acacia cognate 'Cousin It'

Little River Wattle  - Acacia cognate 'Cousin It'
Little River Wattle  - Acacia cognate 'Cousin It'

Little River Wattle

Acacia cognate 'Cousin It'

Small mounding shrub with medium lime-green evergreen foliage.  Very versitile plant that can be grown in sun or shade, drought tolerant, and deer resistant.  Also does well in coastal conditions.  Small insignificant yellow flowers appear in Spring, but this plant is used for it's fine billowing texture in the garden.  Acacia 'Cousin It' will get only about 2 feet tall but reaches up to 5 or 6 feet wide, so give this plenty of room to spread when placing.  Give ample water to establish plant, then irrigate only occasionally.  Make sure to provide well-drained soil conditions.  Acacia 'Cousin It' is sometimes refered to as 'Mini Cog'.  Native to Australia.  Hardy to 25 deg. F.


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Sun Or Part Shade

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Spring

Mature Height: 1-2'

Mature Width: 5-6'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Woodland Garden, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, Seacoast Tolerant


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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