Valentine® Red Emu Bush
Eremophila maculata 'Valentine'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||er-em-oh-FY-luh mak-yuh-LAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid-Winter to Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Accent, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Heat Loving, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Avoid over-watering. Slow growing until established. Blooms on new growth; prune in late spring after flowering to promote dense growth and prolific bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11