Scaevola Blue is a popular bedding plant that is grown for its beautiful blue and white fan-shaped flowers and its spreading growth habit. It is a member of the Goodeniaceae family and is native to Australia. Scaevola Blue is commonly grown as an annual in temperate regions.
The plant grows up to a height of around 6-8 inches and has a spreading growth habit, producing numerous small, blue and white flowers from spring to fall. The foliage of Scaevola Blue is dark green and slightly hairy.
Scaevola Blue is an easy-to-grow plant that requires minimal care to thrive. It can be grown in garden beds, borders, or containers, and is commonly used as a groundcover in garden designs.
To care for Scaevola Blue, plant it in a location that receives full sun to partial shade and in well-draining soil. Water the plant regularly to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged, and fertilize it every 2-3 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer. Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage new growth and to prolong the blooming period.
Scaevola Blue is generally pest and disease resistant, but it can be susceptible to fungal diseases such as powdery mildew. Check the plant regularly for any signs of infestation or disease, and treat it with an appropriate fungicide if necessary.
In conclusion, Scaevola Blue is a beautiful and easy-to-grow bedding plant that is perfect for adding a pop of blue and white color and a spreading element to any garden. Its unique fan-shaped flowers can provide beautiful contrast to other plants in the garden, and its spreading growth habit makes it a great option for filling in garden designs. With proper care, Scaevola Blue can bloom all season long and provide you with beautiful flowers to enjoy.