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.
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|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|
|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|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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