Australian Native Plants

  Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii (Pixie Bush)


Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii photo
Eremophila oldfieldii, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii photo
Eremophila oldfieldii, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

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Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii photo
Eremophila oldfieldii, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

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PIXIE BUSH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eremophila oldfieldii in Australia

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


Common Name
Pixie Bush

Description
The Pixie Bush is an upright shrub with narrow needle like leaves, and orange, pink or red tubular flowers between late autumn and mid spring.

Height
3m

Spread
2m

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
Western Australia



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Myoporaceae
Genus:Eremophila
Species:oldfieldii
Variety:'ssp oldfieldii'
Common Name:Pixie Bush


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