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Purple Trailing Lantana Overview
Lantana montevidensis is an evergreen shrub species in the verbena family, Verbenaceae. It produces dark green, oval, toothed foliage and attractive spherical flowerheads comprised of many funnel-shaped flowers with white-yellow throats and lobed purple petals. Originating from South America, this plant evolved in a subtropical climate, it flowers best in full sun and well-draining soil but may be grown in partial sun, however blooming will likely be diminished. Flowers appear year-round in frost-free climates, in more temperate regions, it is grown as an annual, flowering from spring to autumn. It may be used as groundcover and has an attractive trailing habit. It may also be grown in containers and suits planting in a cottage garden. When provided with support, it can take a climbing, vine-like habit.
How to propagate Purple Trailing Lantana
Seed in spring.
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Other uses of Purple Trailing Lantana
Grown for their flowers.