Hakea ulicina|Furze Hakea

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Rigidly erect shrub with downy branchlets.
Size (W x H)
1-2m x 1-3m
Narrow leaves twisted 90 degrees at base, 3-18cm x 1.5-4mm, flat to 3-sided, 1-3 prominent longitudinal veins.
Clusters of 6-18 flowers. Fruit - oval, shortly beaked, to 25mm.
Flower colour
Flower time
August to September
Growing conditions
Dry to moist well drained soil in forests. Frost and snow tolerant. Full sun, partial shade
Commonly used for
Interesting landscape feature planted as a group.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts birds
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Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory