Hakea victoriae

Royal Hakea


Description:  Probably the most frequently requested of the Hakea species.  This one grows to about 9' x 5'.  The leaves are usually variegated with creams, reds and greens.  The white flowers are insignificant as this one is grown primarily for the variegated foliage. Native to West Australia, this one is not frost hardy.  Seed is extremely difficult to obtain.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Shrub to 9'
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Well drained soils
Native West Australia
Family: Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletUnusual variegated foliage
bulletGood for floral art work
bulletWell drained, sunny position

Problem Solving Features

bulletMedium size shrub to 9'
bulletLow moisture
bulletNo fertilizer needed
bulletFull sun
bulletWell drained soils
bulletLow maintenance
bulletGrown for attractive foliage

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates erratically.  Requires pre-treatment of smoke water solution.


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