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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Hakea coriaceae

Description

Tall shrub or small tree with cream-pink to red-pink flowers appearing in winter. Very ornamental. Requires well-drained soils in hot sunny position. Hardy to moderately heavy frosts. Prune when young for bushy growth habit.  Attracts hummingbirds and can be used as a cut flower.  Useful hedge or screen or hardy landscape shrub. Now classified as H. francisiana syn Hakea coriaceae.

Details

Biological Name: Hakea coriaceae
Common Name: Pink Spike Hakea
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 9-20'
Width:
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Seeds (online only): $8.00add to cart
Propagation Information: No pre-treatment required. Seed germinates readily 3-12 weeks. Sow seed in mix 3:1 Perlite:Peat and cover the depth of the seed. Keep moist until germination occurs. Best to sow in individual containers to prevent damage to the root system when transplanting. Drench seed with a fungicide after sowing to prevent "Damping Off'.

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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