Pin-cushion Hakea Laurina

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A small tree or large evergreen shrub with leathery, grey/green, narrow leaves and wonderful, globular, pincushion-like flowers of red and cream that appear during winter and spring. They are fragrant and make good cut flowers.


Pin Cusion grows into a small tree if left unpruned or it can be trimmed into a shrub, hedge or screen.For best results use a native fertiliser.

Common Name: Pin-cushion Hakea Botanical Name: Hakea Laurina Plant size: Approx 15 - 20cm Pot size: 50mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 6m wide. Maintenance: A topping of good, rotted compost in autumn. Planting: Well drained soil.


Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Bird attracting
  • Cut flowers
  • Long lasting
  • Scented Flowers
  • Striking Flowers

Garden Style

  • Native Garden

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Hedging

  • Border Hedge
  • Privacy Screen
  • Tall Hedge
  • Wind break

Plant Spacing

  • 1 - 2m

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Large Shrubs
  • Small Trees

Position

  • Coastal
  • Full Shade
  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Edge planting
  • Retaining walls


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