Eremophila glabra ‘Amber Carpet’

A very useful tough and hardy groundcover plant for dry places. It grows to around 30 centimetres high and can cover around 2-3 metres wide, with attractive grey green foliage. It has orange tubular flowers in spring and autumn, which are nectar rich. Likes a well drained soil, dislikes too much wet, but is adaptable for most soil types, including sand. Does well in coastal gardens and landscaping.

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Family : Scrophulariaceae
Cultivar Name: Amber Carpet
Plant Type : Ground cover
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Autumn
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Eremophila glabra
Common Name : Emu Bush
Height : 0.4
Flower Color : Orange
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects