About Lantana Plants
Lantana, or shrub verbena, grow as an evergreen or deciduous shrub.The flowers may be yellow, orange, white, red and purple, and often colors are mixed within the same cluster, creating a bicolored effect.There are several varieties available that offer a multitude of colors. Depending on the region and type grown, Lantana plants can be treated as annuals or perennials.
The overall size of Lantana varies. In warm southern climates, Lantana can be considered a perennial or tropical shrub and can grow 10 feet tall. However, the plant is treated as an annual in most climates and still reaches almost 3 feet in one growing season. Some varieties of Lantana have a trailing habit, perfect for spilling over a container or hanging basket
Wide colorful selections of Lantana Plants are perfect for hanging containers, flower boxes or for making a stunning splash in your garden. Lantana can be grown in borders, mixed beds, and containers. Plant trailing varieties can also be grown in hanging baskets. In the Deep South, large varieties of Lantana can be used as shrubs. And don’t forget to add Lantana to your hummingbird and butterfly gardens.