Genus Species: Scaevola nitida
Common / Product Name: Sapphire Skies
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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.