Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Australian Botanic Garden

Scaevola 'Aussie Salute'

The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan - January

Common name -
Scientific name Scaevola ‘Aussie Salute’
Family  Goodeniaceae

Genus: Latin, scaevola, little hand. Referring to the dried flowers supposedly resembling a withered hand.


This is a small dome-shaped plant to 40 cm with upright lime green foliage and mauve fan flowers.

Flowering/fruiting Flowers in spring and summer.

Location in Garden

You can find this in the annual beds in front of the Connections Garden and also at Lakeside and the Big Idea Garden.


It has multiple uses including pots, border planting, hanging baskets and as a ground cover in the garden.

It grows well in full sun and can tolerate a little bit of shade. Plant in a well drained garden bed or pot using premium potting mix, ensuring you use a mulch to retain some moisture in the soil.




Scaevola 'Aussie Salute'

Scaevola 'Aussie Salute'

Scaevola 'Aussie Salute'