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Luscious® Royale Lemon Tart Lantana camara

Exposure
  • Sun
Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
2'2" 2' 66cm 61cm
Height: 12" - 2'2"
Spread: 12" - 2'
Height: 30cm - 66cm
Spread: 30cm - 61cm
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  • Details

    12 - 26 Inches
    12 - 24 Inches
    12 - 24 Inches
    30cm - 66cm
    30cm - 61cm
    30cm - 61cm

    Features

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    The Luscious series of Lantana are colorful plants with low to no seed set. They are tough, durable plants that will happily bloom like crazy when the heat does its worst and will tolerate dry conditions. One of the best things about them though is pollinators flock to them.  Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds will come calling when you use these colorful plants in your garden.

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    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 26 Inches 30cm - 66cm
    Spacing: 
    12 - 24 Inches 30cm - 61cm
    Spread: 
    12 - 24 Inches 30cm - 61cm
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Flower Shade: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Hard Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Great in landscapes and containers.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    If you are looking for a tough plant it's hard to beat lantana. Lantana are heat tolerant, use little to no supplemental water in the landscape, will tolerate less than ideal soils and usually don't need to be deadheaded. If you are looking for a plant that will thrive on neglect, lantana is the champ. Lantana come in many shapes, sizes and habits. Check size and habit information for the specific variety you are choosing to make sure it fits your needs. Lantana can be trimmed back at anytime to shape or to promote increased branching.

    In many parts of the US and Canada lantana function as an annual. In reality they are a tender perennial, in warm winter climates they become flowering shrubs.

    If you live in an area where Lantana is perennial they are essentially trouble free, they can be pruned at any time of year and usually benefit with a harder shape-up pruning in early spring after last frost date. Midsummer fertilization can help overcome any slow down in growth during the dog days of summer and help bring even more flowers.

    According to the Humane Society of America Lantana leaves can be toxic to pets. This means that the plants are generally identified as having the capability for producing a toxic reaction.

    An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

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  • 3 Reviews

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    • Beautiful Plant. Bold, striking color of yellow. Very low maintenance.

      Joseph Eddie Hair
      , South Carolina
      , United States
      , 51 min ago
    • I live in southern Michigan. I planted ten Luscious Royale Lemon Tart lantanas in a flower bed, about 18" apart, at the end of May. They were a bit slow to get going. By mid-July they had grown but had not yet filled out the bed; there was still space between them. Eventually they did fill in, ultimately getting two feet across. Their growth habit is evenly uniform in height, 14 to 16" tall. I personally prefer the somewhat irregular growth and uneven heights of regular lantanas, but aside from that, these were very nice. They bloomed prolifically and consistently throughout the entire season, their blooms a pleasant medium lemon yellow.

      Karen Muse
      , Michigan
      , United States
      , 19 weeks ago
    • So pretty; a bright lemony yellow and they smell like lemons too.

      t
      , 44 weeks ago
  • 16 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2022 Perfect Score Iowa State
    2022 Perfect Score University of Tennessee - Knoxville
    2022 Perfect Score Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens
    2022 Bronze Medal Champaign County Illinois Master Gardener Idea Garden
    2022 A Top 10 All Season Average - Beds North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
    2022 Top Performer Michigan State University
    2022 Top Performer University of Minnesota - St Paul
    2022 Top Performer University of Delaware
    2022 Top Performer University of Guelph
    2022 Top Performer UGA
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