Hakea salicifolia (Vent.) B. L. Burtt
Hakea saligna Knight.
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Evergreen bushy shrub in cultivation, small tree in the wild. Young twigs reddish-brown. Leaves alternate, flat, lanceolate, 5-15 cm long, 5-15 mm wide, dark green, glabrous. White-cream flowers in dense axillary clusters in spring. Fruit is a grey, woody, warty, follicle. Tender, only for the mildest gardens near the sea.

Home: South-eastern Australia

Other views: Foliage

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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