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Lantana Montevidensis

Botanical Name:

Lantana montevidensis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Shrubs, Shrub, Annual, Perennial, Is slender with decumbent or trailing branches.

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual, Woody

Flower

Circular head of purple-lavender to white funnel-shaped flowers with 1/2" wide lobed corollas. The individual flowers have white toward the base of the lilac petal lobes and a yellow throat and open from the outside of the inflorescence first towards the center., Flowers white to lilac, in heads with peduncles usually much exceeding the leaves.

Fruit

Reddish-purple to purple 'berries' are 6-8 mm across and contain a single hard seed. Some cultivars do not produce seed (sterile).

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Verbenaceae

Genus

Lantana

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