Eremophila veronica – Emu Bush

A spreading, upright shrub to a metre high and wide, with masses of mauve flowers with spotted throats in autumn. Bird attracting. Native to arid inland areas in Western Australia, this plant needs good drainage and a sunny spot, and dislikes humidity. Drought and frost tolerant.

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Family : Scrophulariaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Autumn
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly
Scientific Name: Eremophila veronica
Common Name : Emu Bush
Height : 1
Flower Color : Purple, Mauve
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects