Scaevola aemula ‘Purple Fanfare’ – Fan Flower


A vigorous soft-wooded ground cover with toothed mid-green foliage. Extremely floriferous and showy for many months of the year, but can be relatively short lived. Peak flowering is in spring and summer. A great feature, border, pot or hanging basket plant. Needs protection from frost. Grows to 0.3 metres high and to 1.5 metres wide.

Family : Goodeniaceae
Cultivar Name: Purple Fanfare
Plant Type : Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Scaevola aemula
Common Name : Scaevola
Height : 0.3
Flower Color : Purple
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Not frost tolerant
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies