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Slender Emu-bush

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Kevin Sparrow
Eremophila decipiens

A small ornamental shrub with bright green sticky pointed tip leaves, with tubular bright red flowers that grows to one metre. This shrub can be grown in garden beds or containers, it does however require well drained soils. It can be grown in full sun to part shade and will tolerate dry periods. This shrub will attract nectar eating birds to the garden and will  benefit from occasional tip pruning to keep it dense and bushy. 

Type: 
Shrub
Height: 
0.5 - 1m
Maintenance: 
Low
Flowering Time: 
Spring
Light: 
Sun
Part Shade
Water Requirement: 
Low
Tolerates: 
Sandy Soil
Some Coastal Exposure
Dry conditions
Biodiversity Benefits: 
Nectar and Pollen
Birds
Plant Origin: 
Native
Natural Occurence: 
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