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Lantana camara

Lantana
Perennials
Classification Scientific Name: Lantana camara
  Common Name: Common Lantana
  Family: Verbenaceae
  Location Index: SC02
  Suggested Use: beds & borders

container plantings

hanging baskets

natives
     
Plant Plant Type: perennial
  Plant Form: upright

rounded

spreading
  Height: 2 - 4 feet
  Spread: 1 - 2 feet
  Bloom Period: summer

fall
  Flower Color: red, yellow, pink, orange, white, bicolored
  Flower: small flowers borne in round clusters
  Foliage Texture: medium
  Foliage: crinkled leaves, stiff branched
  Fruit: poisonous fruit
     
Environment USDA Zone: zones 8 - 11
  Native Range: Florida

South America
  Sun Requirement: light shade
  Water Requirement: low
  Soil: well-drained

adaptable
  Heat Tolerance: high
     
Care Liabilities: powdery mildew

insects

poisonous fruit
  Tolerances: drought
  Propagation: stem cuttings
     
More Additional Notes: evergreen in the southern portions of the state and an annual in the northern

frequently treated as an annual
  Cultivars/Varieties: New Gold' is the industry standard

cyclic bloom pattern less apparent in sterile cultivars
Lantana camara

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