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Eremophila 'Meringur Midnight'

Eremophila bignoniiflora 'Meringur Midnight'

ACRA 1508

Applicant: Russell Wait, Riddells Creek, Victoria (on behalf of the ANPSA Eremophila Study Group)

Date (when first selected or introduced): 01/01/2010

Description: Open shrub, 5m (h) x 2m (w)

Flowers: Dark purple, 35mm x 10mm, from Aug-Oct

Foliage Colour: mid green

Colour Coding RHS Colour Chart 1995 :

Flowers: Violet Purple Group 86a
Leaves (upper surface): Green Group 137a

Comparators: Eremophila bignoniiflora, E. viscida

Reasons for distinctiveness: Thought to be a hybrid between Eremophila bignoniiflora and E. viscida. Eremophila bignoniiflora ‘Meringur Midnight’ has been selected for its large dark purple flowers and is a more compact shrub than other forms of Eremophila bignoniiflora. It has been propagated vegetatively through several generations and has proven hardy in many districts.

Accepted for Registration: 19 November 2014