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Scaevola ‘Mauve Clusters’
Scaevola ‘Mauve Clusters’

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Zones 8, 9, 14-28, H1, H2
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Scaevola hybrid ‘Mauve Clusters’

Goodeniaceae
Ground covers, Perennials

SCAEVOLA

Notable for its fan-shaped blossoms, with all the segments on one side. Named for the Roman hero Mutius Scaevola, who burned off one of his hands to prove his bravery. Most are native to Australia, but some are beach plants from Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Caribbean. The Australian species are evergreen in mild-winter climates and nearly everblooming as well. In colder regions, where they are often grown as annuals, they bloom from late spring until frost and are useful in hanging baskets, window boxes, and containers.

Scaevola hybrid ‘Mauve Clusters’

Forms a mat to 4–6 in. high, eventually spreading to 3–5 ft. across. Half-inch-wide flowers are lilac-tinged mauve. Often grown as a groundcover (set plants 2 ft. apart).

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