Lantana (Lantana camara Luscious® Tropical Fruit) in the Lantanas Database

Trade name information:
Series: Luscious®
Trade Name: Tropical Fruit
Cultivar name: 'Luscious Tropical Fruit'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 16 - 22 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Malodorous
Variegated
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Planting To Hard 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
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 18821 Can. Can.: 2884

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Posted by DaylilySLP (Dearborn Hts, MI - Zone 6b) on Feb 13, 2018 1:36 PM

Hybridized by Repp, 2006 (PP18821)

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