ACT City Services – ACT Urban Treescapes and Yarralumla Nursery
City Services are giving away hundreds of symbolic Golden Wattles (the national floral emblem – Acacia pycnantha) and other wattles next week for planting in school grounds for National Wattle Day.
More than 36 primary schools, high schools and colleges in the ACT have registered to pick up their wattles from the Yarralumla Nursery (28-29 August). These seedlings will be planted for a wide range of purposes for National Wattle Day (Friday 1 September). This first-time give away marks the 35th anniversary of Acacia pycnantha becoming Australia’s official national floral emblem.
These activities include: :