Scientific Name: Scaevola aemula Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Irregular, Weeping
Common Name:fairy fan-flower Texture:Fine
Family Name:GoodeniaceaeHabit: Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pubescent, Obovate, Spatulate, Lanceolate, Ovate, Ciliate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), White, Blue, Yellow, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Hanging basket
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, tomentose, margins entire to sparsely toothed, lower ones spatulate and others more lanceolate; flower 1-sided with 5 petals arranged like a fan from a tubular base.