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Fan Flower, Fanflower
Scaevola aemula 'Diamond'

Family: Goodeniaceae
Genus: Scaevola (skee-VO-luh) (Info)
Species: aemula (EM-yoo-luh) (Info)
Cultivar: Diamond
Additional cultivar information:(PP15431, Westflowers® Series, aka Wesscaedia)
Hybridized by Westhoff
Registered or introduced: 2003

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Castro Valley, California

San Jose, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 17, 2004, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

I enjoy this one along with the purple one, blooms all summer, Water thoroughly when just the soil surface is dry to the touch. Not hardy: grow as an annual. the fan-shaped white blooms with purple edges are stricking. trailing makes it ideal for hanging baskets. Very heat tolerant. Perform well all summer.