Fan Flower (Scaevola aemula)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 24, possibly 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Light pink scaevola with dahlia Colorado Classic.

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Location: Dahlia garden - full sun - zone 7Date: 2018-10-03Light pink scaevola with dahlia Colorado Classic.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-09-05#pollination   Painted Ladies
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Location: Mercer arboretum Date: 2018-10-06
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Location: Mercer arboretum Date: 2018-10-06
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Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - near Lake Ontario, zone 6aDate: 2004-08-14
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: 5-28-15
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Location: Mercer arboretumDate: 2018-10-06
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Date: 2019-06-17
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 6-23-07
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Location: Ellis pottery
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Location: Indiana  zone 5 Purdue gardenDate: 2016-09-25Top Pot Pink
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Date: 2019-06-17
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Comments:
Posted by piksihk (Texas - Zone 9a) on Aug 27, 2012 2:28 PM

great hanging basket plant

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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Jun 19, 2019 11:54 AM

Premier Compact Blue

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On June 5, 2019 Obtained plant
Found in pot - gift from God; transplanted to another pot
piksihk On July 1, 2015 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
piksihk On July 14, 2014 Bloomed
piksihk On June 4, 2014 Obtained plant
brought from Lowe's
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Scaevola Surdiva Sky Blue by csandt Aug 26, 2019 6:43 PM 1
Does anyone know what this plant is (common name & latin)? by PandaParade Sep 24, 2018 11:53 AM 6
Please Identify this Purple Flower by ccheryld Aug 1, 2018 11:51 AM 3
Please suggest plants so I don't forget anything good. by purpleinopp Mar 28, 2017 4:15 PM 11
Name of Plant by BeKind Oct 5, 2015 5:03 PM 3

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