Scaevola aemula ‘Purple Fanfare’ – Fan Flower

 

A vigorous soft-wooded ground cover with toothed mid-green foliage. Extremely floriferous and showy for many months of the year, but can be relatively short lived. Peak flowering is in spring and summer. A great feature, border, pot or hanging basket plant. Needs protection from frost. Grows to 0.3 metres high and to 1.5 metres wide.

Scientific Name:Scaevola aemula
Family:Goodeniaceae
Common Name:Scaevola
Other Common Names:Fan Flower
Plant Type:Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Purple
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Not frost tolerant
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies

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