Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea' - foliage
Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea' (Fernleaf Acacia) - One of the hardiest acacias, this spreading tree reaches 20-30 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide. Leaves are feathery, finely cut and purple. Bright yellow flowers in early to midwinter. Wonderful on banks when grown as multi-trunked shrub-tree. Cut it back to encourage new growth and prolong foliage color.