Plant Care Scaevola Aemula

Scaevola Aemula

Also known as

Fairy Fan-Flower, Fairy Fan-Flower, fairy fan-flower and common fan-flower


Scaevola aemula

How to care for Scaevola Aemula


How often to water your Scaevola Aemula

Water needs for Scaevola Aemula
0.5 cups
every 9

Scaevola Aemula needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Scaevola Aemula

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Finding light for Fairy Fan-Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Scaevola Aemula: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Scaevola Aemula love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Scaevola Aemula does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Scaevola Aemula in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Scaevola Aemula

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Scaevola Aemula: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Scaevola Aemula after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Scaevola Aemula is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Scaevola Aemula

Scaevola Aemula

Scaevola Aemula

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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