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Scaevola nitida     Common / Product Name: Sapphire Skies

Genus Species: Scaevola nitida    

Common / Product Name: Sapphire Skies

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.5m x 0.50 – 0.50m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Perennial Shrub

Flowering:  starts: Late Spring / ends: Early Summer

Flower Colour:   Blue

Irrigation:   Very hardy, little water once established, naturally found in coastal regions north of Perth W.A.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods. Naturally occurs north of Perth, in coastal areas of Western Australian.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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