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Eremophila nivea Blue Velvet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Eremophila nivea Blue Velvet Silky Eremophila,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Irregular Shape

Description:
Beautiful evergreen native shrub with silvery grey stems and foliage. Contrasting tubular purple-blue flowers are produced in late Winter and throughout Spring. Grows 1.5m tall x 1.5m wide. This variety is less susceptible to foliage damage and diseases.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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