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Lantana montevidensis/Trailing Lantana

Lantana montevidensis / Lantana montevidensis
One of the really old species of lantana that has naturalized in the Gulf South. Here an old specimen in full bloom
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One of the really old species of lantana that has naturalized in the Gulf South. Here an old specimen in full bloom

Growth is fast on this lantana

Close view of foliage and flowers

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Scientific Name: Lantana montevidensis
Common Name: Trailing Lantana
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Purple, Black
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Low growing lantana that is suitable as a ground cover. It flowers all the warm months and flowering is promoted by heavy shearing after flower cycle is over. Attracts butterflies. Use for cascading over walls and in hanging baskets.