Plant of the Month

Our Plant of the Month for August is Eremophila Kalbarri Carpet. Kalbarri Carpet is a vigorous low growing form of Eremophila glabra with showy silver/grey foliage and yellow tubular bird attracting flowers. It grows naturally in alkaline beach sand but also adapts well to dry heavy soils, clays loams and limestone rubble. Suitable for full sun or part shade, 30cm x 2m, drought hardy, frost hardy to -7 degrees and tolerates salt spray. An excellent plant for foliage contrast in coastal or inland gardens. Can be pruned very hard if necessary and recovers very quickly.