Eremophila decussata is a low spreading shrub with mauve tubular flowers and grey green leaves. It is from the desert area of Western Australia, and naturally grows on poor soils. It dislikes too much humidity.
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|Scientific Name:||Eremophila decussata|
|Common Name:||Emu Bush|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.4 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||0.4 ~ 0.8 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant|
|Special Features:||Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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