Lantana groundcover for zone 8 - Knowledgebase Question

Bluffton, SC
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Question by jdove8
June 29, 2005
We are looking for something like LAVENDER SWIRL? TRAILING LANTANA
Lantana sellowiana 'Monswee' Plant Patent No. 7626 that can grow in zone 8. Do you have a suggestion as all of your Lantanas seem to require zone 9 or 10.

Thanks for your assistance.

Answer from NGA
June 29, 2005

I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. We are transitioning to a new Q&A system and your question was unfortunately lost in the transition. I have discovered it now and hope this reply is not too late to be of help.

The standard type of trailing lantana can usually go to zone 8b. With a good mulching in for winter you may be able to protect them and get them through just fine. There just is not a hardier type of the trailing lantana.

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