Lantana

Lantana camara

Family: Verbenaceae


Plant type Perennial, shrub
Height 3 to 6 feet
Spread 3 to 6 feet
Habit Bushy
Foliage Evergreen
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders
Skill level Beginner
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 8
Heat zone
Sun Full sun
Moisture Dry to average
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average
Flower colour Orange, red, yellow
Flower season Late spring to early autumn
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Stems
Features
Wildlife Bees, butterflies
Texture Medium, rough

Lantana are tender evergreen perennials and shrubs grown for their clusters of bright yellow, orange and red flowers borne throughout summer.

Lanatanas require a site on well-drained, reasonably dry, fertile soil in full sun. Young plants require pinching to encourage bushiness.

 

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Comments

Alex - about 6 years ago Warning_button
I had mine by the window and with poor managment it started to take over a big area of my big window so make sure you properly prune this one to: Note this is not an edible plant.

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