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Scaevola aemula, Blue wonder, Escabola, Fan flower

Scaevola aemula

Blue wonder, Escabola, Fan flower
Family: Goodeniaceae
Origin: Australia
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A perfect flowering groundcover with unusually shaped asymmetrical flowers, this plant also makes a showy hanging basket.

Sprawling evergreen perennial with ascending and/or procumbent stems. It typically grows to 9-18" tall and spreads to 24" wide. It thrives in hot, humid climates where it produces a non-stop bloom of dark blue to lavender fan-shaped flowers in the leaf axils on trailing stems throughout summer. The profusion of the bloom coupled with the unique shape of the cool blue flowers makes this an exciting selection for hanging baskets and window boxes. Prefers light filtered or dappled sun. Water regularly throughout the growing season.

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