Eremophila decipiens      
Emu bush    
Myoporaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


flower close-up
Eremophilia decipiens flowers
Form: compact, mounding shrub
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: to 3ft with equal spread
Leaves: simple, green, 1in long
Flowers: brilliant scarlet, slender blossoms 1in long in winter for 2-3 months
Fruit: insignificant
Stems/Trunks: thin, arching, multistemmed
Range/Origin: Australia
Hardiness: to 18°F




research by Master Gardener Paul Ellis


spectacular when in bloom
do not overwater
Emu bush
Eremophila decipiens

flower buds
budding flowers on Eremophilia decipiens

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