Valentine® Red Emu Bush

Eremophila maculata 'Valentine'

SKU
41552
A durable, compact evergreen shrub with a softly rounded shape, consisting of small grey-green summer foliage that develops a purplish hue in the winter. A profusion of inch-long, red tubular flowers form at branch tips in late winter to early spring. Creates a nice informal hedge in an arid xeriscape, providing excellent winter color.
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8 - 11

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Full sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationer-em-oh-FY-luh mak-yuh-LAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Accent, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Heat Loving, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

Good to grow!