Hakea purpurea
HAKEA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
2m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Flowers: purple-red

Flowering Time: late winter to mid spring

Leaves: dark green; bronze new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves
 
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Hakea purpurea
HAKEA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
2m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple-red

Flowering Time: late winter to mid spring

Leaves: dark green; bronze new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: nectar, habitat, deer resistant






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