Hakea cristata
SNAIL HAKEA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

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Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late autumn to late winter

Leaves: grey-green or silver-grey; bronze-pink new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: beaked woody

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves
 
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Hakea cristata
SNAIL HAKEA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late autumn to late winter

Leaves: grey-green or silver-grey; bronze-pink new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: beaked woody

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, barrier, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: nectar, habitat






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