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Lantana camara
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.8 - 6.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names West Indian Lantana, Red Sage, Yellow Sage, Wild Sage
Family Verbenaceae
Other scientific names Lantana aculeata, Lantana armata, Lantana mista, Lantana crocea, Lantana mutabilis, Lantana nivea, Lantana urticifolia

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • orange
  • pink
  • purple
  • red
  • white
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    6
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    7
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    8
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Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • black