General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 3 - 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Malodorous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Opens orange and ages to red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. To frost.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: 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: PP14569
Parentage: Dallas Red x unknown

Common names
  • Lantana

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