Spreading Sunset™ Lantana
Lantana x 'Monet'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.|
|Design Ideas||An evergreen, all-season bloomer such as this Lantana is indispensable in the garden as a high groundcover or low hedge. Use its mounding growth to accentuate the form and flowers of companions. Trail over walls or hanging baskets. A lovely tropical annual in temperate climates.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Heat Loving Color|
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. Space 5 to 6 ft. apart as groundcover. Fertilize in spring. Remove spent flowers for a tidy appearance.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11