Lantana is a fantastic choice if you’re hoping to attract butterflies to your garden, or if you just want a bright splash of color. Once established, growing lantana plants bloom like crazy from spring until the first frost of autumn, even in punishing heat, intense sunlight and semi-drought. Lantana care is easy too, but occasionally problems do come up. Check the following articles for tips on caring for lantanas in the garden.
Lantana is ideal for growing in containers or ornamental raised flower beds. With proper care, gardeners can enjoy the small showy flowers for many years to come. In doing so, learning how to repot lantana will be important. This article will help with that.
In some gardens, Lantana camara is a pretty, flowering plant that adds delicate, colorful blooms to flower beds. In other areas, though, this plant can be more of a pest. Find out ways for controlling lantana weeds in your yard by clicking this article.
If you have a lantana that is struggling in its current location or has outgrown its space and is not playing nice with other plants, you may be searching for some tips on how to transplant lantana. This article will help get you started with that.
Since a lantana flower cluster has flowers of multiple ages, it will often display different colors in the center and on the edges. You can observe lantana flowers changing color in your garden as the season advances. Learn other reasons for color changing in this plant here.
Lantana can tolerate drought once established but the best development and flowering results from consistent watering. How much water do lantana plants need? We will discuss when to water lantanas for best growth and flower production in this article.
Gardeners love lantana because of its brightly colored blossoms that attract butterflies and bloom from spring to frost. If you see your lantana plant turning yellow, it could be nothing or something serious. Click this article for more information.
Most lantana plants reach heights of 3 to 5 feet (1 to 1.5 m.), so lantana as a ground cover doesn't sound very practical - or does it? If you live in USDA plant hardiness zone 9 or above, trailing lantana plants make wonderful year-round ground covers. Click here to learn more.
Lantana is beloved for its bright flowers that last all summer long and for its reputation as an easy-care shrub. Unfortunately, even lantana can get diseases. Click here for information on lantana plant diseases and tips for treating diseases in lantana.
Lantana plants require little care or maintenance, yet produce colorful blossoms all summer long. What about caring for lantanas over winter? Winter care for lantanas isn't difficult in warm climates; but if you get frost, you'll need to do more. This article will help.
Lantana is a tough plant that thrives without a lot of attention, and when it comes to fertilizing lantana plants, less is definitely more.
Lantana plants are suitable for growing outdoors in USDA plant hardiness zones 9-11, but growing lantana in containers allows gardeners in cooler climates to enjoy this spectacular tropical plant year-round. This article will help with that.
While there are many plants that attract butterflies, no butterfly garden should be without lantana. This article provides information on attracting butterflies with these plants. Click here to learn about the relationship between lantana and butterflies in the garden.
Lantanas ought to bloom as long as it's warm out. That being said, you can take steps to encourage even more flowers. Learn more about when and how to deadhead lantana flowers in this article. Click here for additional information.
If your lantana bush is dying, it is important to check the soil and get a good look at the plant to rule out any insect or disease issues. Find out how to pinpoint possible problems in your lantanas in this article.
Lantanas are perfect examples of lively, colored blooms that persist all season long. Over 150 species make up the family and there are many more types of lantana from which to choose due to heavy hybridization. Learn more in this article.
Lantanas are amazingly reliable and beautiful members of the landscape, but sometimes they just won?t bloom. Find out the common causes of lantana bloom failure in this article so you can enjoy these plants all season long.
Propagating lantana plants is easy. Click here to learn how to grow more of these beautiful summer flowers.
How and when to prune lantana bushes is often a highly debated topic. One thing that is agreed upon is the fact that depending on the type of lantana, these plants can get quite large. Find pruning info here.
Grow lantana flowers in the garden or in containers. Lantanas also make a great choice for those wishing to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Read this article for tips on growing lantanas.