A small dense shrub with glossy mid-green foliage and royal blue flowers. A great feature plant for a shrubbery or pot plant. Attracts butterflies.
|Scientific Name:||Scaevola nitida|
|Common Name:||Fan Flower|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Lifespan:||Perennial, Short lived|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies|
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