Eremophila veneta Emu Bush


A low growing shrub from the arid south west of Western Australia, with silvery flowers in spring. Bird attracting. A tough plant for hot dry areas, it needs a sunny spot in free draining soil, and dislikes humidity.
This plant used to be known as Eremophila metallica.

Scientific Name:Eremophila veneta
Common Name:Emu Bush
Other Common Names:Metallic Flowered Emu Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.3 ~ 1.2 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White, Green
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Special Uses:
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants