Trees grown to an advanced size for faster results. In humid areas prune regularly to open the plant up and allow air movement – this prevents fungal problems. 'Blue Velvet' is a improved form of Eremophila nivea and was introduced by Philip Vaughan. Scale - These little sap-suckers, usually protected by a hard cover or waxy shell, can reduce the vigour of a range of native plants, including bottlebrushes (Callistemon and Melaleuca), lilly pillys (Syzygium), emu bushes (Eremophila… There are grafted specimens available and these are recommended as … Prune the shoots after flowering – erect types to within 2-3cm of the base, and pendulous types to half way along the new growth. Eremophila cuneifolia is a low spreading dense shrub with masses of attractive mauve-purple to pink flowers. Eremophila nivea (grafted plants) cost from $27 for a 200mm (8″) pot. 5 Eremophila This issue of Seed Notes will cover the genus Eremophila… It tends to be less susceptible to disease. Producing purple flowers are a stunning contrast against the silver foliage appearing from spring … Eremophilia biserrata is a prostrate shrub.