Eremophila subfloccosa – Eremophila

A low growing, spreading and dense shrub from dry desert areas in Western Australia, noted for the interesting felty grey green foliage. It is long flowering from winter to summer, and is bird attracting. The prolific flowers are yellow green. Will grow on a wide range of soil types including saline. Needs a well drained soil and full sun. Also good for container growing, and on banks and retaining walls.

Scientific Name:Eremophila subfloccosa
Common Name:Felted Eremophila
Other Common Names:Emu Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow, Green
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Winter
Ph Level:Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



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