Hakea victoria – Royal Hakea

With stunning foliage colours, this hakea from West Australia is a real head turner.  It is a tall and slim shrub, growing to around 2-3  metres tall and around a metre wide. The leathery leaves are sharply serrated and are in colours of dark green, yellow, orange and red. It is at its best in less humid areas where it develops the best foliage colour, and prefers a sunny spot in well drained soil.

 

Scientific Name:Hakea victoria
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Hakea
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading, Column-shaped, Variegated
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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