Scaevola albida, commonly known as “Fan Flower,” is a small shrub that can grow up to 0.5 metres in height and spread up to 1.5 metres wide. The plant features dense, bright green foliage and produces clusters of small, white, fan-shaped flowers that bloom throughout the year. It is a hardy and drought-tolerant species that thrives in full sun or partial shade, making it an ideal choice for rockeries, borders, and coastal gardens. The Fan Flower attracts a variety of pollinators, including bees and butterflies, making it a valuable addition to any garden. It also performs well in pots and containers.
Height: Up to 0.5 m.
Width: 1-1.5 m.
Aspect: Prefers full sun to partial shade and can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils.
Flowers: Produces white fan-shaped flowers with purple throats from late winter to summer.
Uses: Scaevola albida is commonly used as a groundcover or as a border plant in garden beds. It is also suitable for hanging baskets and container gardens. The flowers attract bees and butterflies, making it a great addition to pollinator-friendly gardens. Scaevola albida is drought-tolerant and requires little maintenance, making it a great option for low-maintenance landscapes.