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Eremophila 'Pink Pantha'

ACRA 1616

Applicant: Russell Wait, on behalf of the ANPSA Eremophila Study Group

Origin: Selection made by Russell Wait, Riddells Creek, Victoria in 2010.

Characteristics: Dense upright shrub, 2 m (h) x 2.5 m (w), leaves: grey, flowers: buds orange/yellow, petals deep pink, 25mm x 20mm, Aug-Nov. Possibly an Eremophila glabra hybrid crossed with either E. compacta or E. nivea. Both the flower colour and size is unusual for Eremophila glabra.

Cultural Notes: Eremophila 'Pink Pantha' responds well to pruning, which makes it an attractive dense shrub with spectacular flowering displays. It has been propagated vegetatively through several generations and has proven hardy in many districts.

Propagation: Cuttings and can also be grafted onto Myoporum.

Uses: Suitable for use as a feature plant.

Colour Coding RHS Colour Chart 1995 :

Flowers: Red Purple Group 70a
Leaves: Greyed Green Group 198a

Accepted for Registration: 10 November 2017