Blue fan flower

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    Blue fan flower @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Blue fan flower @ Matsushima

Basic information

Flower Name
Blue fan flower
Formal Name
Scaevola aemula
Alias
Blue fan flower, Scaevola aemula
Habitat
South-Eastern Australia
Morph
Creeping grass green for many years

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What is Blue fan flower

Blue fan flower (scientific name: Scaevola aemula) is native to Australia and is a rhododendron green perennial of the family Goodeniaceae. Leaves are green long oblong, rough saw tooth at the leaf edge, attach one another to the branches. The representative color is bluish purple color of flower name, but there are red purple, white, yellow (hybrid type). As the flower name has a fan, the shape of the flower is a fan shape, and many flowers bloom in the axle in the axil. The flowering period is long, and it blooms from spring to late fall. It is crawly and spreads horizontally, so it is used for hanging pots. The genus name "Scaevola" comes from Latin in "Scaevola" (left handed), and the appearance that flowers are in bloom appears to have the left hand open. The species name "aemula" means (similar). The flower language is "toast". There are many garden cultivars.

Common name: Blue fan flower, Scientific name: Scaevola aemula, aka: Scaevola · Aemula , Scaebola, Origin: Southern and eastern Australia, Living type: Elegy evergreen perennial plant, plant length: 10 to 40 cm, width: 30 to 50 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf color: green, leafy: glossy , Leaf shape: elliptical shape, leaf margin: coarse saw blade, bilaterally symmetrical flowers, relieved corolla, inflorescence: discrete inflorescence, corolla: 5 valve flowers, number of petals: 5, flower color: bluish purple · red purple · white · yellow Flower diameter: 1 to 1.5 cm, flowering period: April to November, place where flowers adhere: put flower stalks in leaf axil and attach 5 flower-shaped flowers Note: gardening, Hanging pot.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Goodeniaceae
Genus
Scaevola
Species
S. aemula
Flower language
Drink a toast ()
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Color
Blue, Violet, Yellow, White
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
10 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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