|Posted on March 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM|
Lantana camara Lantana ''Luscious® Citrus Blend'™
- Height: 18 - 30" tall, space 20 - 30" apart
- Hardiness: USDA hardiness zones 9- 11, annual in northern zones
- Uses: Bedding, containers, hanging baskets
Lantana 'Luscious® Citrus Blend'™ displays brilliant tones of red, orange and yellow producing a vibrant display of color. It is also heat and drought tolerant with a light, sweet fragrance. If you are looking for a tough plant it's hard to beat lantana. Lantana are heat tolerant, use little to no supplemental water in the landscape, will tolerate less than ideal soils and usually don't need to be deadheaded. If you are looking for a plant that will thrive on neglect, lantana is the champ.
According to the Humane Society of America Lantana leaves can be toxic to pets. This means that the plants are generally identified as having the capability for producing a toxic reaction.
2012 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Morris, Top Perfomer University of Wisconsin, Top Perfomer Texas A & M - East Texas Bedding Plant Trial, Gardener Choice Texas A & M - East Texas Bedding Plant Trial, Top Performer University of Tennessee, Top Performer The Oregon Garden, Very Good Boerner Botanical Garden, Top Performer Longwood Gardens, Best of Breed Ohio State University - Columbus, Leader of the Pack Ohio State University - Columbus
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