• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 16 to 18 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide, in natural form.
    Key Feature:
    Carefree and Colorful
    Blooms:
    Late Spring to Early Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:lan-TAN-a
    Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 16 to 18 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide, in natural form.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Late Spring to Early Fall
    Flower color:Yellow
    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 PlantsCanna (Canna); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Jatropha (Jatropha)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; continue to water container plants regularly. Fertilize in spring. Remove spent flowers for a tidy appearance. Prune topiary form regularly to maintain size and shape.Pruning time: fall after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    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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