|Spotted Emu Bush, Eremophila maculata|
|Spotted Emu Bush,|
Native Of Australia
|Blooms End Of Winter & Spring|
Hummingbirds Enjoy It!
Spotted Emu Bush.
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Eremophila is a large genus of 214 species, all endemic to inland Australia.
A broadleaf evergreen shrub up to 9 feet tall and 9 feet wide.
The Emu Bush blooms in the spring and again at the end of winter. It blooms occasionally the rest of the year. It is enjoyed by hummingbirds.
An ideal Xeriscape Landscape Plant in Arizona.
Height: Slow growing 2 feet to 9 feet tall. Three to 9 feet wide.
Flowers: Flowers are tubular with upper and lower lips and are reasonably large, very colorful and spotted. The pedicels are glabrous and S shaped which distinguishs this from the other species.
Flowering Time: March - April. Again in the fall.
Leaves: Dark green, narrow, shiny leaves.
Found: Native of Australia.
Soil pH requirements:
Elevation: Can be found from 0 - 2,500 Feet.
Habitat: Well drained soil is preferred. An ideal landscape plant in Arizona. Found in salt lake margins, dry watercourses, and clay pans of arid inland Australia.
Miscellaneous: Flowering Photos Taken March 24, 2003. Glendale, Arizona Public Library, Xeriscape Demonstration Garden.
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