Date of issue: 7 February 2006
Designer: Lynette Traynor
Engraver: Australia Post Design Studio
Plant: Hakea laurina
Erect or spreading shrub to 6 m, sometimes reaching small tree proportions. Narrow-elliptical leaves to 15 cm. Globular red flower heads with protruding white styles occur inautumn and early winter. Distribution: WA.
Propagation From seed.Cultivation One of the best known Hakea spp. Very decorative and hardy. Bears flowers in off-season.