What is the life span of this plant? Emu Bush is drought and frost tolerant. Eremophila sp. Eremophila nivea is from Western Australia and therefore dislikes the weather and soil on the east coast and needs to be grafted if it is to survive here. 'Blue Velvet' is a improved form of Eremophila nivea and was introduced by Philip Vaughan. Eremophila nivea is an attractive rounded shrub that will grow to 5m x 2m but tends to be kept much smaller. Eremophila nivea x christophorii TUBESTOCK. Eremophila Nivea 'Emu Bush' Emu Bush is a lovely evergreen ground covering shrub that has dense, soft grey foliage and gorgeous contrasting yellow-gold flowers. whereabouts in Australia are you located? There are grafted specimens available and these are recommended as they are more tolerant of varied conditions.
Trees grown to an advanced size for faster results. If you are purchasing pottery as part of your order we will be in touch after you complete your order to confirm stock availability and pick up location. Eremophilas bloom for a long time This is one of their best characteristics. Producing purple flowers are a stunning contrast against the silver foliage appearing from spring though to summer. Care. Responds well if pruned after flower Its flowers are in bloom from Spring through and into Summer, they are also bird attracting. An ideal coastal or feature plant for dryer areas. Benara Nurseries gives notice that; Benara Nurseries, employees included, disclaim all responsibility for any harm, loss, cost or damage resulting from the use of, or reliance upon, the whole or part of any information contained on this website if any part of the information is inaccurate or incomplete. Regular price $5 95 $5.95. In 2016 in our garden, 27 different varieties of eremophila flowered for more than half the year and two, Eremophila maculata brevifolia and Eremophila maculata ‘Aurea’ flowered every week of the year, even during Canberra’s winter. A good plant for drier areas, as it will be short lived in more humid areas. Eremophila nivea – emu bush Eremophila nivea – emu bush A beautiful silvery foliaged shrub with purple tubular flowers in spring and summer. It grows best in well drained soils and full sun but it will take light shade.