H.dactyloides.JPG (44848 bytes)Hakea dactyloides: is a member of the Proteaceae family and is a bushy shrub or small tree. The leaves vary in shape from nearly linear to elliptic or narrowly egg-shaped. They have three prominent, longitudinal veins.
In spring branches become covered with clusters of white flowers. Flowering lasts from three to four weeks. The blooms are a very attractive feature. Woody fruits follow the flowers and are egg-shaped with rough surface. Each fruit protects two winged seeds.
Hakea dactyloides is known as the Finger Hakea. We donít know the significance of this name. The species is found in eastern New South Wales and Victoria .
The Finger Hakea could be cultivated in a shrubbery or native hedgerow.
Propagate from seed.