A vigorous soft-wooded ground cover with small leaves, which is covered in masses of fan shaped mauve flowers all through the warmer months. Its very good longevity distinguishes it from other herbaceous Scaevolas. A great little native for cottage and flower gardens. Small flower size is compensated for by the extremely floriferous habit. A great feature, border, pot or hanging basket plant. Likes a sunny to partly shaded spot in the garden.
|Common Name:||Fan Flower|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.1 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 4 metre|
|Flower Colour:||White, Blue|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies|
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