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CURRENT MOON
 
Lantana
 

Lantana

   

Lantana spp.   (lan-TAN-ah)

 

Perennial         Sun      Height 1- 3 feet   Spread 2-4 feet       Spacing 12- 18 inches

           

HABIT:           Bushy growth all summer with flowers of yellow, white, orange, pink, blue, and purple. Trailing varieties are available. Some of the tough varieties will return each year.

 

CULTURE:    Easy to grow in any well-drained soil, likes good bed preparation. Drought tolerant. Regular fertilization will create more blooms.

 

USES:             Summer color, pots, hanging baskets, attracts hummingbirds.

 

PROBLEMS:  Whiteflies, but no big deal. Gets woody with age.

 

NOTES:          Berries are poisonous. Plant in spring. Native Texas lantana is L. horrida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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