- Light Requirement is Full Sun
- Height 8-14 Inches
- Width 18-24 Inches
- Use as a spiller when using in containers
- Continuous periwinkle blue flowers!
Whirl into spring with the improved scaevola hybrid, Whirlwind Blue. This sun loving annual is an award winning bestseller and shows off beautifully in your landscape borders, edging and container gardens. This hybrid is an improvement over native scaevolas with its increased branching and more compact growth and vigor. Bees are attracted to its flower.
Native to Australia and Polynesia, scaevolas are a tropical heat loving plant in Zones 10 through 11b. Bring a tropical flair to your Zone 3 to 9 garden with these lovely periwinkle blue fans of color, also available in pink and white. An easy maintainer in your landscape, and a lovely addition to your container garden, you will find yourself turning to this cool blue continuous rebloomer to add panache to your spring to fall garden.
Whirlwind Blue Fan Flower Care
Provide a slightly acidic soil, pH 5.5 to 5.8, is preferred for best bloom. Heat and drought tolerance makes it easy to maintain with just once a season fertilizing for in ground plants, and regular fertilizing for container plants, about once every two months. Not a victim to many plant diseases or pests, you will find it easy to care for once established. Plant out after danger of the last frost.
Deadheading is not necessary and pruning is not generally needed due to its compact habit. This is one annual that is not going to run over its bounds in your garden or container, it is generally well behaved.
Whirlwind Blue Fan Flower Spacing
Topping out at a height of 14 inches and a spread up to 18 to 24 inches, space your plants 10 to 12 inches apart. Intersperse contrasting colors like red, and purple for that color pop you like, or pair with white, pink or dark green accent colors. Pairs nicely with petunias, calibrachoas, angelonias, euphorbias and verbenas. Whirlwind Blue scaevola will provide all season long beauty up until frost.
Whirlwind® Blue Fan Flower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11|
|Flower Color(s): Blue|
|Flower Description: Blue-Purple|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 8-14 Inches|
|Spread: 18-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 10-12 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Container Role: Spiller|
|Use Types: Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape|
|Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor|
|Scientific Name: Scaevola hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF|
|Common Name: Whirlwind® Blue Fan Flower|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.