Mary Ann Lantana
Lantana camara 'Mary Ann'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||lan-TAN-a kuh-MAR-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 30 in. tall and wide, in natural form.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.|
|Design Ideas||A very resilient shrub for regions with 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. With its orange, yellow and pink flowers, this lantana is stunning in tropically inspired gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Topiary, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Heat Loving, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Carefree and Colorful|
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. Prune topiary form regularly to maintain size and shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 11