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Scaevola 'Blue Dream' (Fairy fan flower 'Blue Dream')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Scaevola 'Blue Dream'

Other names

Fairy fan flower 'Blue Dream'

Genus

Scaevola Scaevola

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Dream' _ 'Blue Dream' is a tender, compact, trailing annual. It has mid-green leaves and from summer through to early autumn, bears fan-shaped blue flowers on relatively tall stems.


Scaevola 'Blue Dream' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Spreading

Flower

Blue in Summer; Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Dead-head to encourage flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Scaevola 'Blue Dream' (Fairy fan flower 'Blue Dream') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 1.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Hanging baskets

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sheltered, sunny position, although it will tolerate light shade. Apply a liquid feed fortnightly.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Scaevola 'Blue Dream'

Other names

Fairy fan flower 'Blue Dream'

Genus

Scaevola Scaevola

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Dream' _ 'Blue Dream' is a tender, compact, trailing annual. It has mid-green leaves and from summer through to early autumn, bears fan-shaped blue flowers on relatively tall stems.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Blue in Summer; Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Dead-head to encourage flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Scaevola 'Blue Dream' (Fairy fan flower 'Blue Dream') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 1.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Hanging baskets

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sheltered, sunny position, although it will tolerate light shade. Apply a liquid feed fortnightly.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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