Family: PROTEACEAE
Genus: Hakea
Species: laurina
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One of the showiest of the hakeas. A small tree to 4 metres high and 3 metres wide, often with an intense weeping habit. Large dull green leaves and very attractive pink, pincushion flowers in winter. Bird attracting. Prune regularly to maintain shape.

A dwarf form called 'Mini Pini' only grows to about 1 metre high.

Pronunciation: Hay-kee-ah

Warning: A few plants in the Protea family can be damaged by phosphorous (P). Exercise caution when applying fertiliser. Caution may cause skin irritation.