Lantana montevidensis cvs.

Botanical Name: Lantana montevidensis cvs.

Phonetic: lan-Tan-uh mon-tev-i-den-sis

Common Name(s): Trailing Lantana

Family: Verbenaceae
Origin: Subtropical regions of South America
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Semi-deciduous

Leaf Type: Simple serrated with toothed margins                                            
Leaf Color: Dark green and pungent when crushed
Texture:  Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Summer – fall
Flower Color(s): Purple and white

Exposure: Full sun
USDA:10-11
Climate Zone(s): 8,9,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24
Growth Rate: Fast                                              
Height: 12-18 Inches
Spread: 5-10 Feet
Hydrozone: 1-2
Soil: Average medium moisture and well-drained soil
Pest: No serious problems, spider mites, whiteflies
Features: Most vigorous of all the lantana species, cold tolerant and can withstand the greatest variety of habitat conditions
Uses: Slope plant, turf alternatives (summer)

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