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Scaevola aemula Cobalt Candles

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

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Mat Forming, Rounded

Scaevola Cobalt Candles features an abundance of purple fan flowers from spring through to autumn on a back drop of fresh mid green foliage. Scaevola Cobalt Candles is a hardy plant, that is great for hanging baskets, decorative pots and general gardening. Grows approx 50cm tall x 30cm wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: A neat and compact plant, Scaevola Cobalt Candles, grows to approximately 30cm high x 50cm wide. For best results plant Cobalt Candles in a sunny position in free draining soil. Prune as desired and ferilise annually with a long term slow release fertiliser. Information and images courtesy of Touch of Class Plants.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Goodeniaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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