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Hardiness: USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) 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: Sun to Partial Shade
Danger: Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color: Bright Yellow
Bloom Time: Blooms repeatedly
Foliage: Grown for foliage Evergreen
Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH requirements: 8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)
Patent Information: Non-patented
Propagation Methods: From herbaceous stem cuttings From woody stem cuttings From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting: Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
On Jun 23, 2010, PammiePi from Green Cove Springs, FL wrote:
One of my favorite plants, I plant this variety of lantana in the corners of my yard (full sun & sandy soil), and also in my butterfly garden (butterflies love this plant). In one corner of my yard, the lantana dies back every winter but returns in the early spring. Fast-growing, in no time the corner of my yard is a beautiful mound of yellow-gold flowers. Hardy, easy to grow & drought tolerant. Also loves Florida's high heat & humidity.
On May 4, 2004, SARAHJANE from Winnsboro, TX wrote:
I LOVE THIS PLANT! I LIVE IN HOT EAST TEXAS AND IT DOES REALLY WELL HERE. I USUALLY DO NOT HAVE TO WATER IT UNTIL LATE JUNE EARLY JULY. EVERY SPRING I TRIM IT BACK AND IT STARTS LEAFING OUT VERY SOON AFTER.
This plant is endemic to pine rocklands of southern Miami-Dade County, Florida. Material sold in the nursery trade appears to be low-growing, yellow-flowered cultivars and hybrids of Lantana camara, and not this endemic, endangered species. It is doubtfully in cultivation except by a few Florida native plant enthusiasts. Also, it is not poisonous as reported. Lantana camara, however, is very toxic to people and livestock.
On Nov 19, 2001, Floridian from Lutz, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:
An endangered native of south Florida, this is an evergreen, low growing shrub or groundcover. Like most Lantana it blooms all season. This is a marvlous nectar plant for butterflies.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Asbury Lake, Florida Black Diamond, Florida Cheval, Florida Conway, Florida Deltona, Florida Juno Beach, Florida Margate, Florida Melrose Park, Florida Naples, Florida Oldsmar, Florida St Petersburg, Florida Tampa, Florida Hilo, Hawaii Saint Landry, Louisiana Greensboro, North Carolina Arlington Heights, Ohio Tulsa, Oklahoma North Charleston, South Carolina Bulverde, Texas Roman Forest, Texas Spring, Texas West Livingston, Texas