Large shrub, open in habit with short branches. Evergreen phyllodes are triangular and grey-green in colour. Flowerheads are bright yellow, fragranced and spherical and are produced in late winter and spring. Roughly 3-8m high and 3-7m wide. Mainly found in New South Wales and Victoria. It can be used as a windbreak or for shelter. Pruning after flowering is necessary to keep a denser habit. It can tolerate long dry periods, withstands frosts and exposure to coastal conditions. Preferably planted in a full sun or part sun position, Ovens Wattle can also grow in dappled shade.