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PlantFiles: Weeping Lantana, Trailing Lantana
Lantana montevidensis 'Monswee'

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Family: Verbenaceae (ver-be-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lantana (lan-TAN-a) (Info)
Species: montevidensis (mon-tay-vid-EN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Monswee
Additional cultivar information: (PP07626; aka Lavender Swirl)
Hybridized by Sweeney; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990

Synonym:Lantana sellowiana

7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Rupeee On Jan 19, 2010, Rupeee from Riverside, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Here in Riverside CA plant blooms all year for me and is easy to control

Positive vossner On Apr 16, 2006, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have had this plant for 4-5 years, planted inground, full sun. Name is apt, as flowers are a swirl of lavender tones, from palest (almost white) to medium lavender. Butterflies love it.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Glen Avon, California
Lutz, Florida
Las Vegas, Nevada
Richmond, Texas
Weatherford, Texas



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