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Trailing Lantana

Lantana montevidensis

(Detailed plant information can be found at the bottom of the page.)
Lantana montevidensis

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Lantana montevidensis Plant Information

Scientific Name: Lantana montevidensis
Common Name: trailing lantana
Family: Verbenaceae
Suggested Uses: perennial treated as an annual

beds & borders, groundcover, hanging baskets
Plant Form: spreading, cascading
Height: 1 - 2 feet
Spread: 3 - 6 feet
Foliage: evergreen or half deciduous vine-like shrub
Flower: small purple or yellow flowers borne in clusters
Bloom Period: Summer - Fall
Sun: full sun
Water: low water requirement

Soil: prefers well-drained soil

Heat Tolerance: very high heat tolerance

not frost hardy
USDA Zone: zones 9 - 11
Native Range: South America
Maintenance: cut heavily after frost

propagation by stem cuttings
Pests & Pathology: watch for spider mites
Additional Notes: can use to trail over walls

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