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Hakea sericea, Silky Hakea

Hakea sericea

Silky Hakea
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: Australia
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The leaves are rigid and spiny. The effect is not unlike some conifers. The inflorescences are the only delicate part of the species and are like dainty pale cream curls close on the branches towards the tips. There is a scent of honey or almonds from the flowers.

It has good drought resistance.


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Hakea sericea, Silky Hakea
Hakea sericea, Silky Hakea
Hakea sericea, Silky Hakea
Hakea sericea, Silky Hakea


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