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Whirlwind® White Fan Flower

$14.99
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$14.99
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun
  • Height 8-14 Inches
  • Width 18-24 Inches
  • Use as a spiller when using in containers
  • Drought tolerant plant that bees love!

Fan flowers get the name because the flowers look like fans. The fleshy leaves are thick, succulent-like. Whirlwind White and other fan flowers are slightly mounded at 8 to 10 inches tall. They have a graceful cascading or trailing habit, making them ideal for hanging baskets. Fan flowers form a delightful summer edger with an 18 to 24 inch spread in the landscape. Or cluster several together to create bright spots of color. Sun loving and drought and heat tolerant, Whirlwind White fan flowers can take a lot of abuse, summer to frost.

In a pot or window box, allow Whirlwind White fan flower (Scaevola aemula) to spill over the edge. The plant also will wend its way a bit among its companion. Bees visit these flowers. Whirlwind fan flower come in three other colors.

Whirlwind® White Fan Flower Care

Grow in full sun. Although drought tolerant, they do best when given adequate water, especially during long, dry spells. Deadheading is not necessary.

Be sure not to over water with landscape irrigation. If the stems get too straggly, snip them back a bit. Fertilize according to label directions.

Whirlwind® White Fan Flower Spacing

In the landscape, space Whirlwind White fan flower 10 to 12 inches apart. In a container no matter the size, use two or three.

Whirlwind® White Fan Flower Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11
Flower Color(s): White
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
Habit: Trailing
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Attracts: Bees
Container Role: Spiller
Use Types: Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape
Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor
Maintenance: Easy
Scientific Name: Scaevola aemula 'Bomy Whit' USPP 20,790, Can 3,851
Common Name: Whirlwind® White Fan Flower
Other Name(s):
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

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.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

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

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • 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.

2 Reviews - Whirlwind® White Fan Flower Show Reviews

  • 5
    It's already blossoming!

    Posted by Kathleen O'Brien on Apr 12th 2021

    It's already blossoming!

  • 5
    Whirlwind White Pan Flower - scaevola aemula

    Posted by Carrie Wilson on Apr 6th 2021

    I was thrilled with these lovely cascading white flowers, and so were the bees! They bloom all summer and dressed my balcony boxes beautifully.