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Lantana Hanging Basket

Lantana is known for its rounded clusters of small, brightly colored flowers that may be yellow, orange, white, red, pink, blue, or purple.

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Description

Lantanas→Common Lantana (Lantana camara)

Common names:
Common Lantana
West Indian Lantana
Tickberry
Cambara
Wild-Sage

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: Some specimens can reach 4 to 5 feet in height
Plant Spread: 4 to 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Malodorous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Mauve
Orange
Pink
Yellow
Other: Bicolored, highly variable; flowers change color with age.
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Year round in tropical zones.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Groundcover
Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil