Lantana camara. "Spanish flag"

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Lantana camara is a shrub very resistant in warm areas,reat flowering from spring to autumn.

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Lantana camara: The Resilient Beauty

History:

Lantana camara, a gem among evergreen shrubs, belongs to the verbena family. This plant, widely known as the "Spanish flag lantana," has captivated gardeners and nature enthusiasts worldwide. While the "Spanish flag lantana" is the most famous variety, there is a wide range of Lantana camara varieties, each with its own unique charm.

Description:

This bush is a spectacle of colors in motion. With vigorous growth, Lantana camara is distinguished by its clusters of flowers in vibrant shades ranging from yellow and orange to pink and purple. The flowers are not only beautiful but also attract butterflies, turning your garden into a biodiversity haven.

For those looking for a similarly featured but more compact-growing bush, the "lantana sellowiana" variety is an excellent choice. This variety is more compact and easier to control.

Care:

Lantana camara is an epitome of resilience. It can withstand high temperatures, periods of drought, and even brief frost episodes. It adapts to a wide variety of soils as long as they are well-drained.

It's important to maintain a pruning regimen from autumn to the beginning of spring to keep its shape and health. Even more drastic prunings can rejuvenate the plant and stimulate healthier growth.

Watering:

Regarding watering, Lantana camara prefers the soil to be slightly dry before watering again. Avoid overwatering, as this plant prefers drier soil.

Climate:

This plant thrives in warm and subtropical climates. It also does well in coastal areas, although it's preferable to avoid planting it in the first beachfront row as wind and salinity can affect its growth.

Pests and Diseases:

To keep your Lantana camara healthy, you should be vigilant for possible pests, such as whiteflies or mealybugs. If you detect these intruders, apply a suitable systemic insecticide to protect your plant.

Lantana camara is a wonderful choice for your garden, adding a touch of color and life that will attract local wildlife. Its resilience and beauty make it an ideal option for those seeking a low-maintenance plant that doesn't sacrifice visual appeal. At Viveros González, we offer the highest quality Lantana camara so you can enjoy this marvel in your own garden.

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Data sheet

Name
Lantana camara
Origen
South America
Height
0,5-1,5 m
Colour
Red, yellow and violet flowers
Flowering
Spring, summer and autumn
Location
Sun
Irrigation
Moderated
Applications
Pot
Sales format
Pot of 11cms diameter
Others
Can't resist cold
Note
Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.

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