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Genus Lantana (Shrub verbena)

Lantana Lantana camara 'Pink Caprice' Photo/Illustration: Melissa Lucas
lan-TAN-ah Common Name: Shrub verbena
These evergreen shrubs and perennials hail from tropical areas of the Americas and South Africa. They are loved for their heads of 5-lobed, often colorful flowers. They have a scrambling growth habit. Use Lantana as bedding, in a border, as groundcover, or in containers.
Noteworthy characteristics: Foliage may irritate skin. All plant parts are toxic if eaten.
Care: Provide full sun and fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation: Root half-hardened cuttings in summer or start seeds at 61-64°F in spring.
Problems: Whiteflies, spider mites, virus disease, root knot nematode, stem rot, leaf spot.

Species, varieties and cultivars for genus Lantana

Lantana camara 'Pink Caprice' Lantana camara 'Pink Caprice'
('Pink Caprice' lantana)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

The pale pink and yellow flowers of this evergreen perennial attract butterflies from late spring to frost. Lantana camara is mostly grown as a summer annual, but can be overwintered in a cool, dark location.

Lantana Luscious® Berry Blend Lantana Luscious® Berry Blend
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

A beautiful hot-colored annual that's sure to fire up any container display you include it in.

Lantana Pretty Much Picasso Lantana Pretty Much Picasso
(Supertunia® Pretty Much Picasso)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

From Proven Winners: The unique bicolor of this Petunia has created a tremendous amount of interest from gardeners, with its deep violet throat and softer violet petal surrounded by a chartreuse edge.