Tough adaptable native, loves the dry air and sun of inland gardens, happy in clay or sandy soils; Flowers mainly in winter-spring but occasionally through the year. Frost and drought tolerant once established.
emu bush - Eremophila maculata 'Winter Gold' DESCRIPTION: Native flowering shrub with tiny green leaves and tubular soft yellow flowers, often freckled inside, mainly in winter-spring. USES: Native gardens, cottage gardens, mixed borders. PLANTING: Grows in clay or sand, alkaline or slightly acidic soil. Prefers sun and low humidity. Mulch after planting to retain moisture and regulate soil temperatures as the young plant establishes. Tolerates frost and drought once established. CARE: A light prune once flowering has finished will help give the plant shape. Follow with an application of a native slow release fertiliser. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.5 m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.