Buy Lantana Plants
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Buy Lantana Plants. If you are looking for plants that have color all spring, summer and into late fall you might want to consider Lantana plants. They are numerous varieties and colors. The ones listed below are the most common.
- Dallas Red
- Yellow Gold
- Spreading Yellow Gold
- Purple Trailing Lantana
- Irene Camara Lantana
- Miss Huff Lantana
The plant pictured below is rainbow lantana. Lantanas love full sun even reflected the sun from walls or concrete. They do like well-drained soil and thrive in beds or containers.
Lantana plants can get large sometimes as tall as 5 ft and wide. No pruning or deadheading is required, old blooms will expire followed by new one’s week after week. Some contact with foliage may irritate the sensitive skin. Or leave alone as they will fall off and continue blooming throughout the hot season.
You can buy lantana plants at Color Your World Nursery they will always have this plant from spring throughout the early fall months. The Lantana is also commonly called a Shrub Verbena. All Lantanas’ are tough, resilient plants that thrive in hot weather and bloom profusely from spring until frost. Ask for them at your local retail nursery.
The “Dallas Red Lantana” pictured below is a good plant choice for flowering color all summer long. In the southwest, they will last until late October and sometimes into early November.
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They are considered a perennial in the lower elevations of the southwest. There are numerous varieties of red, gold, purple, orange and even multi-colored. These plants do extremely well with a good drip system. Use these in rock gardens or Xeriscape landscapes. They will become drought tolerant once they are well established. Usually around the third year. Pictured below is the New Gold Lantana.
These plants are easy and maintenance free. Once established they are drought-tolerant. The new old, rich orange, Dallas red and other bright-colored plants are perfect for summer color. Pictured below is the “Lantana Camara Radiation” Lantana.
The plant will do dormant during the winter season in colder areas in the southwest. But will spring out when temperatures get consistently above 50 degrees f° at night time.
The Hardy Miss Huff Lantana. 4ft wide and tall provides great color during the summer. Pink, red and light yellow blooms.
The purple training lantana below. It will grow about 1 ft. fall and 6 ft. wide. Plant about 3-4 and space them about 4 ft. apart for a great ground cover.
Problems with lantana
Spider mites may attack this plant. It’s rare but it happens. Water with a hose from the top down to remove mites. Over-watering can cause root rot. Make sure your lantana plant does drain well.
In colder regions cut back during the late winter season. Cover the root system with mulch to help protect the root system. They will start to grow at the end of the spring seasons.
Lantana Plants where to place them
Place them in full sun some shade is ok, but they will do better in full hot sun. You can place them in the hot corner where nothing else seems to grow. Put them in a decorative container in front of your home for some great color all late spring, summer and into late fall. Fertilize occasionally with a good all-purpose fertilizer a 20-20-20 analysis will work! They do not mind the reflective heat from the wall and or rock landscape.