Eremophila subfloccosa – Emu Bush

A low growing, spreading and dense shrub from dry desert areas in Western Australia, noted for the interesting felty grey green foliage. It is long flowering from winter to summer, and is bird attracting. The prolific flowers are yellow green. Will grow on a wide range of soil types including saline. Needs a well drained soil and full sun. Also good for container growing, and on banks and retaining walls.

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Family : Scrophulariaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Eremophila subfloccosa
Common Name : Felted Eremophila
Height : 1
Flower Color : Yellow, Green
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects