Eremophila oppositifolia Purple
Genus Species: Eremophila oppositifolia Purple
Common / Product Name: Twin Leaf emu bush
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1.5 – 4m x 1.00 – 3.00m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Autumn / ends: Late Winter
Flower Colour: Purple
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -3°C once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods. Not suitable for humidity. Suits coastal areas with good air flow.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.