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Hakea verrucosa , Warty-fruited Hakea

Hakea verrucosa

Warty-fruited Hakea
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: Western Australia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

At best the shrubs are massed with delicate flowers among the sharp spines, stemless on the hard wood. Plants can flower while young and specimens have been observed flowering at 30 cm high when about a year old. The shrubs usually recover from drought and also from spells of water-logging.


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Hakea verrucosa , Warty-fruited Hakea
Hakea verrucosa , Warty-fruited Hakea


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