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Tar Bush

Tar-bush is a variable species of easy-to-grow shrubs and groundcovers. They produce soft silver to deep green foliage and abundant, nectar-filled, yellow to red flower-tubes.

Small Plants Feature Foliage Groundcover Suitable for Pots Waterwise Birds Flowers

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Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Eremophila glabra

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Small shrub with a maximum height 1m

Flower: Yellow through to Red

Flowering Time: Bunuru – Birak (Mar – Dec)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Tip pruning a couple of times a year.

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Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Frogs



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