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Scaevola aemula

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Scaevola aemula Fan Flower, Fairy Fan Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Prostrate, Spreading

Pretty native flowering groundcover with green toothed, wedge shaped foliage. Masses of white or blue flowers from Spring through Summer. Use in containers, in borders and tolerates coastal conditions and slopes. Grows approx. 50cm tall x 100cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Fire Retardant, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Easy to maintain, can trim to shape. Prefers free draining soil. Plant spacing - 40cm apart.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Goodeniaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High