Hakea victoria – Royal Hakea

With stunning foliage colours, this hakea from West Australia is a real head turner.  It is a tall and slim shrub, growing to around 2-3  metres tall and around a metre wide. The leathery leaves are sharply serrated and are in colours of dark green, yellow, orange and red. It is at its best in less humid areas where it develops the best foliage colour, and prefers a sunny spot in well drained soil.


Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading, Column-shaped, Variegated
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower
Scientific Name: Hakea victoria
Common Name : Hakea
Height : 3
Flower Color : Cream
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies