Lantana (Lantana camara 'Dallas Red') in the Lantanas Database

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 1 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Malodorous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Red, yellow and orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Spring til frost
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Aug 28, 2014 12:54 PM

A very bright lantana that attracts loads of butterflies and hummingbirds.
It is an annual here in my zone 5, but it's worth planting for the butterflies. I think it is best grown in a hanging basket where it can be seen.
Cut it back in late fall just before frost. I can sometimes winter it over in an unheated garage.

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Posted by SCButtercup (Simpsonville SC - Zone 7b) on Aug 24, 2014 5:54 AM

This variety has a low creeping habit and bright red color. The blooms on this one make everyone who sees it say: "I never knew lantana could be so red." I planted mine at the base of a slope and it climbs up, covering part of the slope nicely. Great planted next to Black-Eyed Susans, such as Rudbeckia hirta.

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