E.decipiens.JPG (30191 bytes)Eremophila decipiens: is a member of the Myoporaceae family and is a small shrub whose leaves are sticky, linear to lanceolate and between two to four centimetres long. Flowers are typically tubular with four upper lobes and one lower. Blooms are bright red, often profuse and appear from April to November as well as sporadically at other times. Flowers are held on S-shaped pedicels (stalks). Honeyeaters are attracted to the flowers.
Eremophila decipiens is found in Western Australia and extends into the Nullarbor region of South Australia. It is a hardy small shrub that requires good drainage and is hardy to frosts and drought.
We have a number of specimens in our gardens. They are eye-catching plants during their lengthy flowering period.
Propagate from cuttings.