Eremophila polyclada – Emu Bush

This is a medium sized, rather open shrub with pale mauve to white flowers, with the throats interestingly spotted with brown. They flower throughout the year, and are attractive to birds and insects. Native to inland arid areas, and dislike humidity and bad drainage.

Scientific Name:Eremophila polyclada
Common Name:Emu Bush
Other Common Names:Twiggy Emu Bush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White, Mauve
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants