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.
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|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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