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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Enchylaena tomentosa-Ruby Sheepbush

Sprawling gray evergreen, leaves are small and cylindrical.  Growth is rapid to 1-'3' spreading to 10'.  Flowers are inconspicuous but turn into small fleshy fruit that turns red.  Australian native.  Best in full sun.  No additional water needed usually.  Not refined looking and can be invasive.

Webmaster & Author George Hull Last Updated August 10, 2003