"To Boldly Grow Where No Man Had Lawn Before". Would it be possible to come by a see your garden. There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. I'm hoping for a bit of rain on the weekend, just enough to keep the plants happy. Otherwise what's the point? But it's hard to believe that you might not be producing another gorgeous vase of color next Monday. Mar 4, 2016 - Explore Barbara Kiefer's board "Garden - Acacia Cousin Itt" on Pinterest. Lime green leaves and pale yellowflowers. Steve Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org. I do enjoyed y seeing yours though... Too much rain for 'Cousin Itt' up your way perhaps, Loree. Well, this makes me feel better! As always your garden is lovely. It's too easy to let flowers take over our consciousness when it comes to filling in a border. You can't beat the way it waves in the wind, though. All mine are in the ground and all receive at least partial shade. I sent you a note. Cousin Itt Acacia. Saw a huge beautiful 'Itt' recently growing in the front yard of someone who was obviously not a gardener and was giving it no care. A boy and his toy Late December miscellany. Weather Underground is predicting 100% chance of rain in our area tonight so it better come through! Sep 24, 2020 - Explore Kiara's board "Garden", followed by 230 people on Pinterest. The soil is light, fluffy, but nutritious. The Aeoniums are wonderful!Sadly my Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' seems to have developed canker. Was wondering what i'm doing wrong. I have 8 'Cousin Itt' but none as mature as the one you lost - I hope 4 years doesn't constitute old age for the plant. I have three 'Cousin Itt', planted in a large shallow bowl from 4-inch pots, and they haven't grown much. Red tinged new growth matures to rich emerald green. I so envy your ability to grow aeoniums in the garden. I noticed less foliage last year and this year the coverage is sparse. Acacia 'Cousin Itt' seems to have a reputation for being finicky. I would have it everywhere if it grew here. 2128 Views Save Print Email. I'd like to know if it's realistic to keep a plant to 3' wide and 2' tall. I outright giggled at "flowers photo bombing". After four years of loyal service, our Acacia cognata 'Limelight' has lost its glow, and is on the way out. I understand completely. An attractive low-growing, mounding form of Acacia cognata, 'Cousin Itt' has slightly arching branches and very narrow, light green leaves that create a lush, dense shrub. Four years is a good, it is very disappointing when a plant dies, I … A chunk of concrete keeps it from falling over. Fingers crossed. A low-growing, mounding form of the River Wattle, Acacia cognata, with interesting tight green growth, slightly pendulous and resulting in a rich emerald green mound. This Acacia is apparently very reluctant to bloom, which should mean little reseeding. Loree Bohl and Lance Wright, both bloggers up here, are fellow partners in horticultural crime. It grows well in full sun to part shade and will tolerate heat and drought once established. I just got one myself to try not to kill so I think you should too! Once a week would be perfection. This flower ('The Prince') is two weeks old. You remind me that yes there is a variant of that Opuntia that has wavy pads--this may or may not be that one--or partially that one. USDA Zone? Evergreen shrub grows with a tight, mounding habit. Tweet. Even though we live in such different climates, you've given me some ideas with your use of grasses :). I’ve finally stopped even trying to keep an Acacia 'Cousin Itt' alive (in a pot, only for the season, it doesn’t matter). How frustrating. Don't you wish you lived in the Camelot Guinevere (Vanessa Redgrave) sang of where it rained only overnight? It's now considered invasive in parts of California and I probably wouldn't plant it if I had it to do over again. Acacia cognata 'ACCOG01' PP #25,133. The Silver Wattle is aptly named and does in fact have silver white foliage with finely compound leaves. It looks so fantastic in your setting. LIMITED TIME SALE PRICE!! Acacia iteaphylla, Zones 8–11. Achillea “Cameo” Evergreen Perennial. Such nice textures throughout your garden. SKU. I have 3 Itts growing, and one is losing its needles/leaves. Acacia Acacia. Foliage looks best with pruning. I'm lucky to have the perfect climate for Aeoniums. Acacia cognat - 'Cousin Itt' Little River Wattle. What a beauty it was when I got it, just about four years ago, in March 2011: Poor 'Cousin Itt' slowly and inexorably declined. It's grown, as has the 'Blue Glow' Agave next to it. The genus Acacia is a member of the Pea family that occurs over many continents. How lush your garden looks after your bonus rainfalls. Or did the original commercial grower misgrow Itt in the first place? Shame yours didn't do well but I reckon worth trying again. Hi Moi!I recently heard from a long-time nursery pro that the trick is to make sure the plant has a robust large root system before planting in the ground. Perfect for containers or massing in borders. Saw some for sale recently and was so tempted to try again...and again...but refrained. And Stepa tenuissima, always gorgeous. 'Cousin Itt' has a reputation for croaking even here, Patricia, but thus far I've lost only one and currently have seven healthy specimens. I particularly love all your succulents. Arrrgggghhhh! The purple tips of the foliage and the leaves’ tenderness add a lot of textural softness to the garden. Leaves are long, narrow, and flimsy. A fallen leaf produced a new plant, which has thrived with afternoon shade. Acacia cognata, Acacia subporosa linearis Bower Wattle, River Wattle An evergreen tree with a graceful, weeping habit. Time to take the time to appreciate it again. Your succulent collections are so amazing. I really love these plants! Acacia Cognata - Cousin Itt - Duration: 1:25. Replaced the sickly one with new, robust plant. I have yet to see a large, healthy specimen of 'Cousin Itt'.I'm sorry yours bit the dust. Why are you blooming, daylily? Dense, Cushion or Mound Forming. Plant with Blue Italian Cypress Characteristics Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 4'-6' width Light Requirement: Full Sun or … I put Acacia cognata 'Cousin Itt' out of its misery. Plant database entry for Little River Wattle (Acacia cognata Cousin Itt) with 4 images and 12 data details. It is densely packed with long, narrow, textured leaves that fare well against coastal winds and inland heat. Evergreen shrub with a compact, mounded, spreading habit and beautiful soft emerald green, weeping foliage. Renovating an Established Garden One Step at a Time, Oh, that Cousin Itt. Made me want to scream. The juxtaposition of Cousin Itt with the Aeoniums is striking. The Mexican feather grass would be everywhere here if I ignored its seedy ways, Lisa. Home Plant Lists Tree List Drought Tolerant Plants Drought Tolerant Trees Fragrant Flowers Silver and Gray Garden Spring Flowers Full Sun Plants Deer Resistant. A wonderful use of foliage as I would expect from you. Best wishes for success with yours! She loves this plant, so do I, and it's a bit of a mystery why it has … I'm sorry to hear about your 'Sango Kaku', Eliza. Today Acacia wood is still used in some countries to make furniture and tools. Acacia cognata - River Wattle, Bower Wattle Cousin Itt is a low-growing, mounding variety of River Wattle with bright green, narrow drooping leaves and pale yellow puffy flowers in spring. Dogs Cats Acacia Tree or Shrub Whistling Thorn Plant, Golden Wattle; many species Acacia longifolia; many species d c All Parts Acer Sanguineum Carolina Maple, Curled Maple, Red Maple, Rufacer Maple, Acer Sanguineum d c All parts, especially wilted leaves !, do you think it will heal and grow?? Toxicity I'll fall back on succulent arrangements by late summer, though - you can depend on that. Last week, in seeking a plant deserving of the title of my "favorite of the week," I came up with 3 possibilities. Sometimes I try again with the same plant, but usually I try something new. See more ideas about garden, plants, planting flowers. Blatent stupidity on my part is so much easier to accept. Many Acacias have adopted the common name “Wattle” that originated many years ago from a building style designed by early settlers. Little River Wattle Placing mine in areas buffered from both by either walls or hedges seems to have helped. Low water requirements make it great for dry Mediterranean landscapes or as a container plant for colder, wetter climates. I lost one Japanese maple I planted in a natural wind tunnel area, Diana. Utilize as an accent, border or container plant. It's December. After 4 years you would think Itt could handle a bit less water as it's well and truly established. I've had it many years (maybe 10?) I don't think you did anything wrong or neglected Cousin Itt dear Hoover, Acacias are renowned for dying for no reason. I tried one in a pot and, although it looked good for 6 months or so, it went into decline after that and it's now in the ground and looking better. They seem to struggle with both high winds and extreme summer temperatures here. The cousin of Gomez Addams, Itt consists entirely of hair and usually wears sunglasses and a derby hat. I don't think you did anything wrong or neglected Cousin Itt dear Hoover, Acacias are renowned for dying for no reason. The Stipa would take over if I didn't keep a close eye on it. I am wondering if it likes cooler conditions, but there isn't much to be found as far as information. Drought tolerant, summer can be dry, but keep watered before fire season. Perhaps it's trying to make me feel less blue about 'Cousin Itt'. Not everything dies despite my poor care. 'Mini Cor' is the Australian name; here in the US it is being marketed as 'Cousin Itt'. USDA zones: 9 - 11 Sunset zones: 16 - 24 Mature size: 20 - 30 feet high and wide Light needs: full sun Water needs: little to no water They grow in a wide variety of climates and are easy to care for. Acacia cognata 'Cousin Itt', 'Mini Cog' Cousin Itt Bower Wattle, River Wattle A drought-tolerant evergreen shrub with a low-growing, mounding form. Cousin Itt Acacia Acacia cognata 'Mini Cog' PP25133. and it is 12' tall. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Yes, roses can be lollipops on bare sticks, yet I am grateful for them. Unlike Acer palmatum, it's not considered suitable for my Sunset zone 23/24 but it's doing okay so far. Acacia cognata 'Cousin Itt' mingles here with Aeonium arboreum and Aeonium haworthii 'Kiwi' Cheers. I meditated upon the root system after I yanked it out of the ground. At any rate, I haven't killed it. That is supposed to give success. Thank you for your understanding on this matter. To surprise? I enjoy receiving your comments and suggestions! I love that Mexican Feather Grass too. That 'Golden Full Moon' maple has striking foliage as well. The Opuntia is sprouting flower buds for the first time. I accidently broke Itt's head off! Hi Kris, I'm a retired horticulturalist (Hoyt Arboretum and Oregon State University Horticulture) up here in Portland, Oregon. All images and content © copyright 2012-2018 by Kris Peterson, Late to the Garden Party. Great in containers. Green gray foliage. Try Itt, you'll like Itt. Low, mounding shrub with a weeping habit matures at 2 to 3 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide. Exotic Kalanchoe beharensis failed in an oven-hot spot out front. I've given Opuntia microdaysis nothing but glances for years. It doesn’t lose the soft willowy look of its juvenile growth like some other Australian natives do. They enjoy running their hands through the leaves of the more established plants. I find the green is easier on the eye and far less work. It has been so windy my new banana tree is getting beat to smitherenes. Bushy branches are dense with foliage, yet remain compact in heighth and width. Maybe he doesn't like getting his hair wet. Foliage is bright yellow-green. Creamy yellow flower clusters appear in winter and spring. No plant is perfect. Lush-looking, narrow, bright green leaves cover the branches. The first Delphiniums (which I discovered just last year I can grow as annuals provided I lavish them with water in my cutting garden), Agapanthus, and Renga lilies (Arthropodium cirratum) are only now stepping on the stage. I think I watered it once, maybe. A good time for blessing-counting and garden gratitude. Thanks for contacting me, Steve. Hopefully these two new plants will do as well. I want to share some tips how to take care of your "cousin it" plant.Thank you for watching!.Instagram: @dieselmxttFacebook: Lucky7landscapes. Always interested in your thoughts. Theoretically it could sprout new growth from what is left of the stem going into the soil, the part with roots. But of course all this depends on rainfall too. Do I try 'Cousin Itt' again, maybe in a pot? Oh, there are still way to many flowers clamoring for their moment in the sun - or rather, vase - for me to fall back on foliage arrangements at this point in the year, Jenny. I myself have been asking the same question around here, after another large number of deaths, including natives that have been in the ground for well over a year or year and a half. Oh dear no, not a pot. See more ideas about australian native garden, australian native plants, australian plants. When a plant is finicky the triumph of growing it well is all the more satisfying. I'm grateful it survived my initial error. Derivation of the name: Casuarina glauca 'Cousin It' Casuarina - is derived from the Malay “Kasuari” or “Cassowary” which refers to the likeness of the plant's thin drooping stems and leaves to the feathers of this great bird.. glauca- from the Greek “glaukos” describes the blue-green colour of its foliage. Acacia dealbata is a small tree growing quickly to 40-50 feet tall and 20 wide. At least at my house. We are expecting rain here tomorrow. Great in rock gardens, slopes, borders, or as a ground cover. Sherman Gardens "Coral Reef" Succulent Bed. Your Tomato Leaves are Curling What Does it Mean and What Causes It? Like all flowering trees, however, acacia diseases — powdery mildew, stem cankers, and other conditions— may threaten your acacia trees. They look OK but I want to see growth. In your climate, I expect the cold winters would keep it under control and possibly require you to treat it as an annual. Let me know if you don't receive it. I need to find a reasonable facsimile that is not as likely to die up here in PDX. I love that tree, and will be sad to see it go. And loving the wavy pads of the Opuntia! Habit. Best wishes for luck with this gorgeous but not-easy plant! Bright yellow, ball-like flower clusters bloom in winter. At least I'm not a total failure. I gave the Cousin sun and sharp drainage, and regular water, although maybe not enough of it. Cousin Itt is a diminutive, hirsute being, his visible form composed entirely of floor-length hair, often accompanied by a bowler hat and sunglasses, and he speaks in high-pitched gibberish that is understood only by other family members. Cousin Itt, you may remember, is a character in the Addams Family TV series and movie. Simple theme. You've just given me a great excuse to buy another plant, you know. This is a larger shrub at 8 to 10 feet high and 6 to 8 feet wide. Two grevilleas and a banksia. Maybe I won't try 'Cousin Itt' again, for Itt's own sake. It's frustrating when a plant dies due to something you did or did not do, and equally frustrating when they die for no apparent reason. Acacia Cousin Itt. 'Mini Cog' or Little River Wattle), even though it could be said that the plant has already received more than its fair share of attention in other blogs as well as my own. Oh no! About Acacia cognata ‘Cousin Itt’ Acacia cognata ‘Cousin Itt’ is a compact shrub prized for its blue-green grass-like foliage. After four years, I think it is my responsibility. I'm going to be in Los Angeles visiting my sister, Thursday PM, through Sunday AM, May 30 - June 2. It's heartbreaking. You do have some wonderful foliage plants, thanks for sharing them. Be the first to review this product. Variety or Cultivar 'Mini Cog' _ 'Mini Cog' is a compact, dense, mound-forming, borderline hardy, evergreen shrub with weeping branches bearing linear, bright green leaves and clusters of spherical, pale yellow flower heads in spring. You can't fail with succulents here, Chloris! Powered by, All material © 2012-2019 by Kris Peterson for Late to the Garden Party, In a Vase on Monday: From Spicy Hot to Serenely Cool, Eliza Waters | My Own Paradise: Life on Seven and a Half Acres, Discovering Old Garden Books - Beverly Nichols, November hikes to inkspot and lady's hand, Pre-Lockdown Visit to the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Japanese maple puts on another excellent show, Plant of the Week: Saponaria x lempergii 'Max Frei', Heat Stress Solutions for Landscape Plants, Blogging break from the Serendipity Garden. Acacia cognata 'Mini Cog' is: Evergreen. But also, if there's a window of opportunity for me to go out and weed for a few hours, that would be nice. Little River Wattle (Acacia cognata Cousin Itt) - Garden.org New and Unread Tree-Mails This is one of Pammy's plants and so I'm under strict instructions to go get another one. Acacia are beautiful flowering trees that can enhance the aesthetic of any home or garden. The instructions said sun and sharp drainage. I had no grass of any kind in my former tiny garden but I've really enjoyed its impact in my current, much larger space. Acacia cognata “Cousin Itt” Weeping Evergreen Shrub. Acacia cognata Cousin Itt ['ACCOG01'] - (Little River Wattle) - A low-growing, mounding form of the River Wattle, Acacia cognata, with tight growth to 2 to 3 feet tall by 6 to 12+ feet wide with green very narrow 1-2 inch long leaves (phyllodes) that are slightly resinous and held out horizontally or slightly pendulous from the branches. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only). I read Sunset's entry on the Acer shirasawanum after I brought it home. I've seen many 'Itt's for sale and they are always tempting, but after killing several my heart just isn't in killing any more of them. I think they will do much better for you there by the sea by the sea. Evidently not uncommon... Other two are doing fine...so far. I just hate it when it's a mystery I can't solve. This year the foliage looks great everywhere, though your 'Cousin Itt's are a standout. Four years is a good, it is very disappointing when a plant dies, I would just buy another one.xoxoxo ♡. For dogs, those wonderful creatures... For December roses, with their richer color and their longer life in this month's cool weather. Just find something wonderful that will make you forget Cousin It! I'd be devastated to lose mine too. Light green finely textured leaves are sometimes tinged with red and mature to dark green. It is lucky to have one last two days in August. Does anybody have experience with pruning the "Cousin Itt" variety of Acacia to keep it small? I've killed it couple times. Here they are relegated to pots so never achieve such a spectacular display. New baby! Or will you be changing to a more green palette. I feel as if it has barely grown since we moved - doesn't like the wind I guess. Looks great in containers but may require a bit more water. Cold was not a problem--we've been above 50F most nights for several years. There were a couple of healthy roots running just under the surface of the soil, indicated by the red arrows: Everything else appeared to be dried up...insufficient water? 7777. Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. I had four years to help Itt, and somehow I didn't. Grasses add movement that few other plants can match. Fun post. Why? Thank you Kris, I appreciate it! Grevillea 'Superb' blooms so constantly I often ignore it, its usual cloud of honeybees, and the hummingbird battles that take place about it. Thanks L2G! Bl. Acacia cognata ‘Cousin Itt’ made quite a splash when it arrived in the U.S. a few years ago. Character background. I really love the Stipa grasses and the stone walk covered with creeping thyme as it goes past the lath house. High tolerance of heat in the southern United States. It wasn't old age I don't think. Other than hostas (which I LOVE and have purchased almost a dozen different varieties in my shopping spree) and succulents, I have to purposefully seek out more foliage plants to fill in the gaps. Don't beat yourself up! It just so happened I wanted something short-growing and tough for the western slope, where I'm removing some Baccharus infested with stem borers. It's fun when plants ignore the calendar. Acacia 'Cousin Itt' frequently features in my foliage focused posts but on this occasion it's the contrast between its feathery texture and the smooth leaves of succulents I want to highlight. The Garden Factory Inc. Plants Toxic to Dogs & Cats Common Name Other Common Name Botanical Name Toxic to Toxic to What's Toxic? Do you mean all the green growth snapped off completely or partially? Any comments containing a link to a commercial site with the intent to promote that site will be deleted. 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