Eremophila_lehmanniana.jpg (39144 bytes)Eremophila lehmanniana: is a member of the Myoporaceae family. The genus is known collectively as Emu Bushes.

Eremophila lehmanniana is an upright shrub that may reach a height of two metres. Young growth is sticky and branches are velvety.

Leaves are ovate to broad-lanceolate, about ten millimetres long by 6 millimetres wide with margins that are sometimes serrated.

Flowers are tubular, nearly two centimetres long and may be white, blue, mauve or violet. The flowering period extends from August to November. Tip pruning prevents plants from becoming straggly.

Eremophila lehmanniana has proved to be hardy, free flowering and enjoys well-drained sites with plenty of sunshine.

This Emu Bush is a native of western central and southern Western Australia.

Propagate from cuttings. As with most Eremophilas this species propagates enthusiastically from cuttings.