Australian Native Plants

  Hakea bakeriana


Hakea bakeriana photo
Hakea bakeriana,

Photograph by Cas Liber. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Hakea bakeriana in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Description
Hakea bakeriana is a compact, bushy, small to medium sized shrub. It has bright green narrow leaves. It produces attractive cream, pale pink or deep pink flowers in loose clusters in late winter and spring. The fruit is large woody seed pods about 7cm long and 4.5cm wide. The pods contain two winged seeds. Hakea bakeriana makes an attractive garden plant but is usually only available specialist nurseries.

Height
2m

Spread
2m

Habitat
heath, open woodland

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
central coast of New South Wales from Newcastle to the Hawkesbury River.

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Hakea
Species:bakeriana


Relatives in same Genus
  Hakea archaeoides
  Hakea bucculenta
  Hakea decurrens
  Hakea drupacea
  Hakea myrtoides
  Hakea oleifolia
  Hakea petiolaris
  Hakea plurinervia
  Hakea scoparia
  Hakea teretifolia