Wattle FlowerMostly known as the golden wattle. This flower is in Australia's national floral emblem. The perfect symbol of the Australian spirit.
- Scientific name: Acacia pycnantha
- Family: Fabaceae
Acacia’s crystal connections; Yellow fluorite, Honey Calcite, Citrine, Amber
Meaning of Wattle
The wattle flower means renewal, fortitude and pureness. It is an emblem for immortality of the human soul. It appears various rituals like funerals services as a reminder that soul is energy.
Symbolism of WattleIt is symbolic for the Australian spirit.
- Protection from spirits
Meaning of Wattle By Color
- Yellow; Positivity, Pleasure, Spiritual enlightenment, Wisdom
- Purple; Calmness, Prestige, Nobility, Wealth, Power, Ambition, magic, Independence, Mystery, Peace, Devotion, Grandeur, Dignity, Creativity, Extravagance
- Red; Danger, Battle, Fire. Physical fact about this color; elevating our rate of breathing and rising blood pressure.
Some Varieties of Wattles
Cootamundra wattle - Acacia baileyana
Prickly moses wattle - Acacia verticillata
Red flowering wattle; Scarlet Blaze
Acacia cognata; Limelight, Mini Cog, Fettuccini
Acacia fimbriata; Crimson Blush
Acacia baileyana purpurea
The acacia solves all mysteries,
Tells my fortune while I tarry.
I shall ask the tree to tell me
Whom O whom, am I to marry?
Hayyim Nahman BIALIK
Grow and Care
- Planting; Wattles should be planted in full sun or part shade locations. They almost can grow in most soil types. In milder climates wattles can be planted at any time of the year. Places like hot dry summers should wait until fall or winter.
- Watering; The flower prefers well drainage. Wattles can be regarding rainfall and humidity. When the weather is hot and dry then you should keep the flower's soil wet or humid.
- Fertilization; The flowers are sensitive to much phosphorous and requires low nutrient. These plants can fertilized in spring or fall. But they do not rally need fertilizer, because they can fix their own nitrogen.
- Pruning; They do not need pruning. If you want you can prune after flowering finishes.