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Scaevola aemula Kings Park Midnight

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Scaevola aemula Kings Park Midnight Fan Flower, Fairy Fan Flower,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

From the incredible breeding program of Kings Park Botanic Garden, we are excited to introduce two new stunning scaevola. An Aussie favourite, scaevola are loved for their masses of fan-shaped flowers and the spectacular flower show they perform from spring to autumn. These varieties have proven to be the best in colour, habit and strength, and are ideal for gardens, containers and hanging baskets. Kings Park Midnight is a strong grower with a prostrate habit. It displays a profusion of large, deep purple flowers against mid-green foliage and has a spread of up to 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

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:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Goodeniaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
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