Blue fan flower

Scaevola aemula

  • Blue fan flower
  • Blue fan flower
  • Blue fan flower
  • Blue fan flower
  • Flower name
    Blue fan flower
  • Scientific name
    Scaevola aemula
  • AliasBlue fan flower, Scaevola aemula, カエヴォラ・アエムラ, 末広草, スカエボラ, fairy fan-flower, common fan-flower
  • Place of originSouth-Eastern Australia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersDrink a toast

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.


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Goodeniaceae
  • Genus
    Scaevola
  • Species
    S. aemula
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeCreeping grass green for many years
  • Flower colorsPurple Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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