Eremophila divaricata – Emu Bush

This ornamental shrub has mauve to pink flowers with beautifully spotted throats through spring and summer. The foliage is fine and responds well to pruning.
Frost and drought tolerant, but dislikes excess humidity. Plant in a sunny spot, in a well drained alkaline soil. Can take some shade, and light to heavier soils.

Scientific Name:Eremophila divaricata
Common Name:Emu Bush
Other Common Names:Spreading Emu Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.8 metre
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:White, Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants