Eremophila ‘Meringur Midnight”

Eremophila ‘Meringur Midnight’ is a large shrub which grows 3-4m high by 2-3m wide and is useful as a feature large shrub. It has attractive bright green linear leaves with a pendulous habit. Flowers are large and elongated, dark purple measuring 35mm x 10mm. Flowering time is from August to October. The plant is drought and frost hardy once established and will attract insects including native bees. E. ‘Meringur Midnight’ is a hybrid between Eremophila bignoniiflora and Eremophila viscida and is a registered cultivar.

Above photos are by Russell Wait.

Family : Scrophulariaceae
Cultivar Name: Meringur Midnight
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Cool, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses :
Scientific Name: Eremophila hybrid
Common Name : Emu Bush
Height : 4
Flower Color : Purple
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Nectar eating birds, Other insects