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Hakea dactyloides

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hakea dactyloides Finger Hakea,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Upright growing native shrub with long bluish-grey leaves and white to pale-pink flowers from late spring to summer. Suitable for use on coastal sites, use as a hardy feature plant. Attracts nectar feeding birds and bees. Grows approx. 3-4m H x 1-1.5m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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