Eremophila platycalyx – Emu Bush

This variable shrub is native to the arid areas of Western Australia. It has an open shrubby habit, grey foliage and cream, yellow, pink or purple flowers from winter to summer. They are nectar rich and attractive to birds and insects. Suited to well drained soils and low humidity. Drought and frost tolerant.

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Family : Scrophulariaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Winter
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
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Scientific Name: Eremophila platycalyx
Common Name : Emu Bush
Height : 4
Flower Color : Cream, Yellow, Pink, Purple
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects