Natures Nectar®

Hakea laurina Pin Cushion Hakea 200MM

Hakea laurina ‘Pin Cushion Hakea’ – 200MM

(Not currently available to be ordered)

I am Pincushion Hakea. My family originated from South Western Australia

Botanic Name: Hakea laurina

Upright – Bird attracting

I am an attractive small to medium native tree with showy and unusual flower heads that look like a red pincushion with prominent white, cream or pale pink styles. I bloom in winter when many plants are not in flower.

I am a great way to attract nectar feeding birds, bees and beneficial insects to the garden.

My attractive leathery blue-green leaves often curl adding interest.

Particularly hardy I thrive in conditions and soils that challenge many plants.

With my naturally good form, upright habit and low maximum height I am the ideal street tree.

I make a great feature or specimen tree. Plant me in a row to create a wildlife friendly screening hedge.

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 5m Width: 4m
(Can be kept trimmed to Height: 3m Width: 2m)
I need minimal water once established
Australian Native
I perform well in most soils with reasonable drainage
I am popular and will make you happy because…
I feature perfectly round flowers with crimson centres and white stamens poking out like a pin cushion
My upright form and dense folliage suits me to hedging and screening
My blooms in autumn and winter are a magnet for nectar feeding birds and insects

    Plant me:

  • in garden beds and general landscaping
  • to be cut flowers to be enjoyed indoors
  • as a screening hedge
  • in coastal conditions

Tips for success…

Prune lightly after flowering and fertilise with low phosphorous organic fertiliser
Plant me 2.6m apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Proteaceae
Other names:



The Nature's Nectar ® Collection

Australian native plants are increasingly popular with both home gardeners and landscapers due to the drought tolerant nature and the fact they are usually very hardy plants.

Nature's Nectar® is an exceptional collection of flowering native structural plants that also encourage birds into the garden.


Plants in this collection include:











Also including:
Also Including:   Eucalyptus. Leptospermum. Philotheca and many more.

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

Native, Flowering and Easy to Grow

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