Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
Applicant: Russell Wait, Riddells Creek, Victoria (on behalf of the ANPSA Eremophila Study Group)
Date (when first selected or introduced): 01/01/2010
Description: Dense shrub, 1.8m (h) x 1m (w)
Flowers: Deep pink, 20mm x 8mm, from Aug-Oct
Foliage Colour: Greyish green
Colour Coding RHS Colour Chart 1995 :
Flowers: Red Purple Group 63a
Leaves (upper surface): Green Group 147a
Comparators: Eremophila calorhabdos, E. splendens
Reasons for distinctiveness: Thought to be a hybrid between Eremophila calorhabdos and E. splendens. Eremophila ‘Beryl's Gem’ is a compact shrub whereas E. calorhados is quite open and upright and E. splendens has orange flowers.
Cultivation Comments: Eremophila ‘Beryl's Gem’ 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.
Accepted for Registration: 19 November 2014