Australian Native Plants

  Eremophila hygrophana (Blue Emu-bush)


Eremophila hygrophana photo
Eremophila hygrophana (grafted) Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




BLUE EMU-BUSH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eremophila hygrophana in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Blue Emu-bush

Description
The Blue Emu-bush is a small erect shrub with purple or blue tubular flowers in spring and summer.

Height
1m

Spread
1m

Wildlife Interest
attracts insects

Distribution
Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Myoporaceae
Genus:Eremophila
Species:hygrophana
Common Name:Blue Emu-bush


Relatives in same Genus
  Eremophila abietina
  Eremophila alternifolia
  Eremophila bignoniiflora
  Eremophila bowmanii
  Eremophila brevifolia
  Eremophila decipiens
  Eremophila divaricata
  Eremophila glabra 'Murchison Magic'
  Eremophila laanii
  Eremophila longifolia
  Eremophila macdonnellii
  Eremophila nivea
  Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii
  Eremophila oppositifolia
  Eremophila scoparia
  Eremophila subteretifolia