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PlantFiles: Lantana
Lantana camara 'Cream Carpet'

Family: Verbenaceae (ver-be-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lantana (lan-TAN-a) (Info)
Species: camara (kuh-MAR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cream Carpet
Additional cultivar information: (PP1841)
Hybridized by Skimina; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1958

2 members have or want this plant for trade.


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive WillowWasp On May 21, 2004, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I bought this one a Lowes awhile back under the name of Lucky Lemon Cream. I would suppose it is the same. Established quickly and began putting out new growth within the week. Very happy with this one...

Editor's Note

Lucky Lemon Cream is a different cultivar and that entry is here:


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

San Jose, California
Croton On Hudson, New York
Brazoria, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Spicewood, Texas

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