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|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|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|
|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 Features:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies|
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