Eremophila decussata – Emu Bush

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.

Scientific Name:Eremophila decussata
Common Name:Emu Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants