A great ground cover Eremophila that flowers all winter with tubular red-brown blooms. The foliage is naturally dense with small, grey green leaves, and pruning after flowering will enhance this even more. It likes a sunny spot, well drained soil and low humidity. Great for coastal gardens. This is a useful plant for habitat gardens as it provides food for nectar eaters in winter when flowers are scarce.
|Scientific Name:||Eremophila glabra prostrate|
|Common Name:||Emu bush|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 2 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Orange, Brown|
|Ph Level:||Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects|
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