• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 16 to 18 in tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Late spring to early fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ver-be-NAY-see-ee lan-TAN-a
    Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 16 to 18 in tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Late spring to early fall.
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleTropical
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasChapel Hill Lantana will brighten up any sunny area of your garden. Plant atop walls or in containers and allow it to cascade over the edge. Great for a mixed tropical border of vivid colored plants. Can be used as a groundcover or as an accent plant in hanging baskets.
    Companion PlantsHibiscus (Hibiscus); Jatropha (Jatropha); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago); Canna (Canna)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed before new growth begins in spring. For a neat appearance, shear after flowering. Established clumps may survive to 0 F°Pruning time: fall after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    Lantana is native to tropical regions of North and South American and Africa. Its berries are edible when ripe, but toxic while still green. The leaves are also toxic to animals and humans if ingested. A beautiful butterfly and hummingbird attracting plant. Chapel Hill Lantana is derived from a cross between Miss Huff and New Gold.


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