Eremophila clarkei- Turpentine Bush

A variable shrub, growing from half a metre to 4 metres wide approximately. It flowers from autumn to spring, with white, pink or mauve tubular shaped flowers. Endemic to West Australia and South Australia, growing on sandy to clay soils. It is drought hardy and can tolerate moderate frost. Likes an open sunny position, it will be a shorter lived plant in humid areas.

Family : Scrophulariaceae
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Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 4
Flowering Time : Spring, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
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Scientific Name: Eremophila clarkei
Common Name : Turpentine bush
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White, Pink, Purple, Mauve
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Nectar eating birds, Other insects