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Common Name: Fanflower      Latin Name: Scaevola aemula      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Scaevola aemula

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Category: Annual
Family: GOODENIACEAE
Genus: Scaevola
species: aemula
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Height x width: 1.5 feet tall and wide
Growth habit: Trailing
Foliage: Thick, coarsely-toothed, green leaves, up to 3 inches long, grow along a spreading stem
Flowers: Purple, blue or white fan-shaped flowers with yellow throats, about ˝ to 1 inch long. Blooms prolifically until frost
Culture: Sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Tolerates dry heat once established.
Uses: Groundcover, hanging baskets
Propagation: Seed, cuttings
Cultivars: ‘Cajun Blue’
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.

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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
Specimen: 46
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Scaevola aemula flower
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
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Scaevola aemula
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
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Scaevola aemula
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -33.860959500000000 Longitude: 151.216159240000000] Specimen: 10198
Scaevola aemula plantplacesimage20170108_101503.jpg
January 2017
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

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