Hakea carinata
Erect Hakea

Uses: Suitable for parks, reserves, wider roadside plantings. As an informal hedge, screen or barrier. Requires well-drained soils.
Bird attracting, food and habitat source.
Note: Although this species is not classified under the Sewerage Act, it is recommended that it not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1.5-3m
  • Spread 1-2.5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Proteaceae
  • Botanical Name Hakea carinata
  • Common Name Erect Hakea
  • Origin SA
  • Habit Upright, Spreading
  • Landscape Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Red
  • Flowering Time Winter, Spring
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Habitat, Screen, Ornamental
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region