How to grow Lantana montevidensis

Lantana montevidensis grow and care – creeping or subshrub‎ of the genus Lantana also known as Trailing lantana, Lantana montevidensis perennial evergreen in frost become deciduous used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape in size 2-4 cm, the touch is unpleasant the plant has thorns.

Lantana montevidensis flower

Flower color can be: purple or white, the flowers grow on clusters and can be in the middle of the clusters in the inner flower yellow white dots, flowers attract pollinators (butterfly)

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How to grow Lantana montevidensis growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, fruit poisonous, invasive, thorn

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer (in cold climate) all year (in hot climate)

Pests and diseases:

When is the best time to prune a Lantana montevidensis shrub?
All year

How to prune:
For design

What is the size of a Lantana montevidensis shrub?
20-50cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year in cold climate spring – autumn

General information about the flower
Purple or white, the flowers grow on clusters and can be in the middle of the clusters in the inner flower yellow white dots

Scientific Lantana montevidensis: Lantana montevidensis

How to grow Lantana montevidensis

Lantana montevidensis plant care

Lantana montevidensis flower

Growing Lantana montevidensis

Lantana montevidensis


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Subshrub
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Bonsai
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ground cover plants
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9