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by johnah on February 22, 2021

Scaevola Hanging Basket

The Scaevola hinging basket is a type of plant that grows from a single stem with multiple leaves and flowers growing out of it. They are native to tropical regions such as South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. They have been cultivated for centuries because they produce large quantities of edible fruits and nuts which are very nutritious.

They are commonly known as “hanging baskets” or “scaevolas”. Their fruit is called a scaeva (pronounced shay-vuh) and it’s used in many different ways. Some of them are eaten raw, some cooked like bananas, others dried and ground into flour or made into wine. There are even herbal uses for their leaves and flowers.

The berries of the scaevola hinging basket have been used medicinally since ancient times.

In the past, scaevola hinging baskets were grown mainly for ornamental purposes but nowadays they’re being used as indoor houseplants. Most of them are small and light enough to grow indoors in a pot. However, there are some larger varieties that can reach up to 10 feet tall and wide! These types of plants make excellent additions to any home décor.

If you’re looking for a plant that’s going to add some visual interest to any room in your home, then a scaevola hanging basket is a great choice! They come in a wide variety of different shapes and colors which can really make them stand out from the rest. There are also some smaller varieties that can easily fit on tabletops or other low surfaces if you prefer.

So if you’re looking for a new plant to brighten up your home or office, be sure to consider the scaevola hinging basket! They can grow just about anywhere and they add some nice visual appeal as well as increase oxygen levels in the air which helps improve your mood and overall health.


Verbena is any of several plants of genus Verbena.

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