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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Orange and yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip

This Lantana loves the heat and blooms all summer

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Location: Fielder House Butterfly garden Arlington, Texas.Date: Fall 2011This Lantana loves the heat and blooms all summer
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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors, grown as annual)Date: Summer (around July 2018)This was a beautiful bushy plant that my neighbors had.
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Date: 2021-06-08
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Date: 2021-06-09
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Date: 2021-06-06
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Location: Terrell garden Date: 2014-09-26
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Date: 2021-06-09
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Date: 2021-06-19
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Plant Events from our members
Horntoad On March 28, 2015 Bloomed
piksihk On June 13, 2015 Bloomed
lovesblooms On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
lovesblooms On March 12, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On March 5, 2016 Seeds sown
Andrew_Lyall On January 31, 2019 Seeds germinated
1 seed planted in peat pellet germinated.
Andrew_Lyall On November 1, 2018 Obtained plant
Obtained 3 plants from Turner's.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Left overs free to good home by poisondartfrog Feb 20, 2016 3:23 PM 8
What are you propagating this season? by piksihk Dec 6, 2015 5:56 PM 22
Gardening with Texas Native Plants and Wildflowers, The Front Yard. by frostweed Mar 6, 2020 6:35 AM 150
May 2011 by Horntoad May 22, 2011 1:15 PM 7

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