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Lantana 'Patriot Parasol'

Lantana camara

Family: Verbenaceae (ver-be-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lantana (lan-TAN-a) (Info)
Species: camara (kuh-MAR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Patriot Parasol
Additional cultivar information:(PP13075, Patriot™ Series, aka Robpatpar, Patriot Classic Parasol)
Hybridized by Roberson
Registered or introduced: 2002

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Queen Creek, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

San Jose, California

Deltona, Florida

Green Cove Springs, Florida

Ocoee, Florida

Rincon, Georgia

Barbourville, Kentucky

Mashpee, Massachusetts

Arlington, Texas

Mesquite, Texas

San Augustine, Texas

Spicewood, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 1, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

The unripe fruit of this species is toxic to humans. The foliage is toxic to many animals if ingested.

This species has naturalized in 14 states and is considered damagingly invasive to natural areas in Florida and Hawaii.

The World Conservation Union IUCN has included this species on their list of 100 of the world's worst invasive species, an honor it shares with only 31 land plants.
http://www.issg.org/database/species/reference_files/100Engl...

Positive

On Oct 6, 2004, mydaisy from San Augustine, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Perennial in the warmer climates. Deer tend to eat the blooms, but not the leaves. Very hardy in windy conditions.

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