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Lantana montevidensis 'Pot O' Gold'

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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: Pot O' Gold

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Aromatic
Veined
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive agentdonny007 On Oct 9, 2008, agentdonny007 from Las Vegas, NV (Zone 8b) wrote:

Great way to add a colorful ground cover to a graveled desert landscape! Highly utilized throughout Las Vegas. Available in various colors with some tending to trail while others become more shrubby. Does lose leaves in winter but is a great opportunity to trim it back. Quickly regrows in the spring.

Positive bertsbeanie On Feb 26, 2005, bertsbeanie from Birmingham, AL wrote:

Lantana gives my front bed the artist's palatte that I was looking for all summer. I cut them back after first frost and was delighted to see them return the next spring/summer. They bloom and bloom and bloom. My lantana does spread out. Be careful of letting them cover up something else. I love to plant orange zinnias, yellow lantana, and red dahlias. My neighbors love it too!

Positive WillowWasp On May 5, 2004, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Very pretty low spreading plant. Not as fast growing as the mult-colored plants buy just as hardy and colorful as any of them. I have grown this varitey for several years both in Texas and Tennessee and have not been disappointed.

Regional...

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

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Birmingham, Alabama
Salem, Alabama
Saraland, Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Phoenix, Arizona
Clovis, California
Modesto, California
Deltona, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Hollywood, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Keystone Heights, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
Old Town, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida
Wauchula, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Greenleaf, Kansas
Olathe, Kansas
Gonzales, Louisiana
Independence, Louisiana
Las Vegas, Nevada
Ellenboro, North Carolina
Pineville, North Carolina
Austin, Texas
Brazoria, Texas
Carrollton, Texas
Mansfield, Texas
Montgomery, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Spicewood, Texas
The Colony, Texas



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