Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock
Hakea laurina R. In the world of hakeas, this species is one of the most popular. Cream buds and red flowers form an interesting contrast against the long, deeply-veined leaves of this shrub or small tree.