Hot Blooded™ Lantana
|Description||A compact shrub with a dense mound of green foliage that produces a non-stop show of red hot flower clusters throughout the heat of summer. The sterile blooms allow it to focus its energy on prolific blooming, making it a superb choice for containers, mass plantings, and borders. Evergreen in warm, frost-free climates; treat as a summer annual elsewhere.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer; longer in frost-free regions.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Ground Cover, Hillside|
|Design Ideas||This vivid Lantana is an unparalleled source of quick foliage and flowers in warmer climates. Its coloring is just right for adding brilliance to the tropical-inspired landscape. These plants grow very fast to fill in a young landscape, or use as a single-season makeover plant. Very resilient in extreme heat, particularly reflected heat off driveways or street paving. A natural for filling sunny banks and slopes. Plant in flower and shrub beds, raised planters, along fence lines and foundations, and in parkways. Put them in pots for powerful color on a deck or patio with brightly blooming annual flowers.|
|Companion Plants||Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Cordyline (Cordyline); Heliotrope (Heliotrope)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; continue to water container plants regularly. Fertilize in spring. Remove spent blooms periodically and prune annually to shape.|
|Lore||Lantanas are valuable butterfly nectar plants and are equally appealing to hummingbirds.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.