Eremophila glabra ‘Amber Carpet’

A very useful tough and hardy groundcover plant for dry places. It grows to around 30 centimetres high and can cover around 2-3 metres wide, with attractive grey green foliage. It has orange tubular flowers in spring and autumn, which are nectar rich. Likes a well drained soil, dislikes too much wet, but is adaptable for most soil types, including sand. Does well in coastal gardens and landscaping.

Scientific Name:Eremophila glabra
Family:Scrophulariaceae
Common Name:Emu Bush
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:1 ~ 3 metre
Flower Colour:Orange
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.