Membership is available to members of an ANPSA-affiliated Regional Society. If you are not a member of a Regional Society, please refer to the ANPSA Membership Page for further information on joining.

For more information or to join please send a request using the following form (please note that all fields are mandatory* – you may edit the ‘Message’ field if necessary).

Hakea Study Group Form

Signup form for the Hakea Study Group that sends a notification to the Study Group leader.


Regular newsletters are published several times per year to record activities and experiences of Group members in cultivating hakeas, keeping up to date on scientific knowledge of the genus and reporting on field trips to various parts of Australia.

Newsletters published over recent years are available for download.


A small compilation of books, journals and internet resources on Hakea.

These are a few internet and other resources on hakeas that might prove useful:


  • Elliot W R and Jones D (1990), The Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants, Vol.5, Lothian Publishing Company Pty Ltd, Melbourne.
  • Holliday I (2005), Hakeas: A Field and Garden Guide, Reed New Holland, Sydney.
  • Raleigh R (1996), Hakea, Identification booklet prepared for Hakea Weekend, October 1996, SGAP Victorian Region and Wimmera Growers of Australian Plants.
  • Wrigley J and Fagg M (1989), Banksias, Waratahs and Grevilleas, Collins Publishers Australia.
  • Young J A (2006), Hakeas of Western Australia: A Field and Identification Guide, published by the author.


Several issues of the Society’s journal “Australian Plants” are particularly useful for those interested in Hakea.

  • Vol 7, No 59 June 1974; Descriptions of many species; The Hakea multilineata group.
  • Vol 8, No.67 June 1976; Detailed description of the botany, biology and distribution of the H.sulcata group; Description of H.bakeriana.
  • Vol 9, No.72 September 1977; Descriptions of eastern species with photographs.
  • Vol 11, No.90 March 1982; Research into grafting of Western Australian species.
  • Vol 21, No.165 December 2000; Growing Hakea; Spectacular Hakea; More research into grafting of Western Australian species


Plant Profiles

Profiles of a number of Hakea species and cultivars have been incorporated into the Hakea section of the main ANPSA website. Each profile includes a photograph and concise information on:

  • Natural distribution
  • Taxonomy
  • Cultivation
  • Propagation

ANPSA’s Hakea pages also cover the characteristics, cultivation and propagation of hakeas generally, and include references to other Hakea resources.

Click here for the Hakea plant profiles

The genus Hakea is often thought of as the ‘poor relation’ to Grevillea. However, there are many hakeas that can contribute to a spectacular and diverse native garden.

  • Background – the characteristics of the genus Hakea.
  • Propagation – growing Hakea from seed, cuttings and grafting.
  • Propagation – grafting hakeas to widen the range where they can be grown.
  • Cultivation – growing hakeas successfully in a range of climates.
  • Plant Profiles – information on selected species and cultivars, including photographs.
  • Hakea Study Group Web Site – studying the cultivation, propagation and conservation of hakeas.
  • Further Information – books, journals and online resources.


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