Hakeas

Hakea, or often referred to as needlewoods, corkwoods, pincushion, cricket ball or frog Hakea, is a member of the Proteaceae family and its close relatives include Grevillea, Banksia, Dryandra, Isopogon and Telopea. There are over 150 named species in the genus. Some Hakeas have spidery flowers, like grevilleas, others have globe-shaped, inflorescences, while others look like a long spear at the end of the branches.
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Hakea cinerea - Ashy-leaved Hakea, Ashy Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

Hakea cinerea ( Ashy-leaved Hakea) is a species of shrub in the Proteaceae family. It is native to Australia, like all of the 150 species in the genus. Specifically, it is endemic to Western Australia,

Royal Hakea (Hakea victoriae) is a shrub which is native to Western Australia and noted for its ornamental foliage

Royal Hakea (Hakea victoriae) is a shrub which is native to Western Australia and noted for its ornamental foliage

Hakea lissocarpha is a member of the Proteaceae family and is known as the Honeybush. Hakea lissocarpha is a native of Western Australia and is found in the south-west corner of the state

Hakea lissocarpha is a member of the Proteaceae family and is known as the Honeybush. Hakea lissocarpha is a native of Western Australia and is found in the south-west corner of the state

Red Pokers (Hakea bucculenta) From Western Australia and is the most striking Hakeas. It is an upright shrub with narrow leaves and spikes of red or orange-red flowers of 10cm long from June - Oct.

Red Pokers (Hakea bucculenta), a shrub protea native to dry regions between Shark Bay and Geraldton in Western Australia.

Hakea archaeoides - Big Nellie Hakea, Three-veined Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

Hakea archaeoides - Big Nellie Hakea, Three-veined Hakea - © All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images

UBC Botany Photo of the Day   Family / Families: Proteaceae  Name(s) and Author(s): Hakea victoria J.Drumm.  Location: Point Ann, Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia, Australia

What a striking arrangement of colour and pattern. This is a shrub native to a small area of Western Australia: commonly known as royal hakea and lantern hakea [botanical name: Hakea victoria]

Hakea myrtoides x petiolaris  Burrendong Beauty has stunning small red flowers with pink stamen that cover the plant prolifically from mid winter. A semi-prostrate shrub, ideal for rockeries.  It does not tolerate humidity however it can tolerate slight frosts. Prefers a full sun to par...

Hakea myrtoides x petiolaris Burrendong Beauty has stunning small red flowers with pink stamen that cover the plant prolifically from mid winter. A semi-prostrate shrub, ideal for rockeries. It does not tolerate humidity however it can tolerate slight frosts. Prefers a full sun to par...

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