New Gold Lantana
Brilliant golden yellow flower clusters cover this colorful, heat-loving perennial from spring to fall. Trailing growth is excellent for use as groundcover or tumbling from hanging baskets. Evergreen in warm, frost-free climates; treat as a summer annual in northern regions.
Botanical Pronunciation lan-TAY-na
Lore Common spreading Lantana (Lantana camera) is native to Central and South America. It was brought to Australia and the Pacific region as an ornamental plant in the 1840's. French breeders developed the modern forms in the color ranges we know today at the close of the 19th century. Lantana is considered invasive in many parts of the world where it has naturalized. The leaves are poisonous to animals, but the berries are a delicacy to many bird species.
Average Size at Maturity Moderate growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 2 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom Time Spring through summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Design Ideas Plant in mass or as an accent in a sunny border or butterfly garden. Will provide color and coverage on rocky hillsides. Great long lasting color for annual containers or hanging baskets on a patio or deck.
Deciduous/ Evergreen Evergreen
Flower Attribute Showy Flowers
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Garden Style: Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth Habit :Spreading
Growth Rate: Moderate
Landscape Use Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs Tree & Shrub Food
Special Feature Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Heat Loving
Water Needs: Low
Watering Needs Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.