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  Hakeas

 
Hakea dactyloides 'Finger Hakea'

Origin: Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Slightly open rounded shrub 2.0-2.5m height. Width 2.0-2.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun to part shade. Moderately hardy - tender when young. Very drought resistant once established. Moderately wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots.

 
Hakea decurrens 'Silky Hakea'

Origin: Tas, (Flinders Island and Cape Barren Island), Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Very rigid dense shrub 1.2-5.0m height. Width 1-2m. Evergreen. Growth rate moderate. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen. Any soils-sand, gravel, loam or clay. Full sun to part shade. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Pruning not required but will take any pruning.

Features: Bird attracting -especially Black Cockatoos. Great habitat for small birds and animals.

Hakea epiglottis 'Beaked Hakea or Needlebush'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Very compact rounded shrub 2.0 -2.5m height. Width - 1.5-2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate moderate. Use for screens, windbreak, specimen. Any soils - sand, gravel, loam or clay. Will take very dry conditions or periodic flooding. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Pruning not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Great habitat for small birds and animals. Ornamental "beaked" fruit.

Feature Codes: EFHJNOP
Seeds per gram: 100+

 
Hakea laurina 'Pincushion Hakea'

Origin: Western Australia. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense rounded shrub 2.0-3.5m height. Width 2.0-2.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun to partial shade. Moderately frost hardy - tender when young. Very drought resistant once established. Moderately wind firm. Pink-red flowers in Winter. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Very ornamental.

Hakea lissosperma 'Needle Bush'

Origin: Tasmanian provenance.

Shrub or small tree 2.0-6.0m height. Long dark green needle leaves. White flowers in Spring followed by ornamental fruits. Full sun to part shade. any soils including wet. Very frost hardy. Drought tolerant. Full sun to part shade. Use for screen and specimen planting.

Feature Codes: EFHJNOP
Seeds per gram: 40

 
Hakea megadenia 'Autumn Hakea or Needlebush'

Origin: Tasmanian Endemic species.

Compact shrub up to 3.0m height. Width 2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for informal hedge, screen. Most soils - wet or dry. Prefers slightly moist conditions. Cream flowers in Autumn. Frost hardy. Drought resistant. Wind firm. Pruning not required. Full sun to part shade.

Features: Bird attracting. Autumn colour. Great habitat for small birds and animals.

Hakea microcarpa 'Small Fruited Hakea'

Origin: Tas, NSW, Vic, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Very rigid dense shrub 1-2m in height. 1-2m in width. Evergreen. Growth rate moderate. Use for screens, windbreak, specimen. Any soils - sand, gravel, loam or clay. Best in high rainfall areas. Full sun to part shade. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring. Pruning not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Great habitat for small birds and animals.

Feature Codes: DEHIeJKcdNT
Seeds per gram: 300

Hakea nodosa 'Yellow Hakea'

Origin: NE Tas, Vic, SA.

Very compact rounded shrub 2.0 -2.25m in height. Width 2.0 -3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen. Any soils -sand, gravel, loam and clay. Will take very dry conditions or periodic flooding. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Autumn and Winter. Pruning not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Perfumed flowers.

Feature Codes: BCD(F)P
Seeds per gram: 50

 
Hakea salicifolia 'Willow Leaf Hakea'

Origin: NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Very compact rounded shrub 2.5-3.5m height. Width 2.5-3.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, shade and specimen. Any soils - wet or dry. Full sun to part shade. Very frost tolerant. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. White flowers in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Bird attracting. Red young growth.

 
Hakea teretifolia 'Dagger Hakea'

Origin: Tasmanian provenance.

Spreading rigid shrub to 3.0 metres. All parts spiny. White flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: BCEO
Seeds per gram: 80

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The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.