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Hakeas and Honeyeaters

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

At the moment around Broome we have Hakea macrocarpa flowering profusely. The trees will be flowering for a few months now and they are currently attracting a lot of birds and insects to their flowers. We have two of these trees in our own garden, but they are not flowering quite as profusely as one of the trees in Cygnet Park. Hakea macrocarpa is endemic to Australia and will quite happily grow in very poor soil. We have always had native plants in our garden, but they often last only about ten years and we have relied mostly on self-seeding for more native plants. Looking back at my post...
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