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Hakea bucculenta, Red Pokers

Hakea bucculenta

Red Pokers
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: Western Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Hakea bucculenta is sensitive to dieback and thus difficult to keep alive in areas of high humidity. It grows well in a sunny position out of the wind in well-drained soils; it will tolerate both drought and frost.

Grows on coastal sand plain heath or mallee, roadsides verges in sandy, loam or clay-based soils.

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