Eremophila divaricata – Emu Bush

This ornamental shrub has mauve to pink flowers with beautifully spotted throats through spring and summer. The foliage is fine and responds well to pruning.
Frost and drought tolerant, but dislikes excess humidity. Plant in a sunny spot, in a well drained alkaline soil. Can take some shade, and light to heavier soils.

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Family : Scrophulariaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Eremophila divaricata
Common Name : Emu Bush
Height : 1.8
Flower Color : White, Mauve
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects