Tangerine™ Spreading Lantana
Lantana x 'Mone'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; 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||Use this lantana's juicy tangerine color as an accent plant in a garden of more standard colors, or to alleviate a lot of green. Tumble its spreading form down banks and over walls, or make it into a thick hedge to direct traffic. Thrives in a container to brighten a deck or patio.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Hedge, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, 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 3 to 5 ft. apart as groundcover. Fertilize in spring. Remove spent flowers for a tidy appearance. Prune topiary form regularly to maintain size and shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11