Lantana involucrata

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Wild Lantana, Wild Sage


Plant Specifics

Size:4-6 (10) ft tall by 2-3 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Purple
Phenology:Evergreen. Blooms and fruits year round.
Noted for:Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Hurricane wind resistance


Recommended Uses:Cover plant, hedge plant, screen.
Availability:Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Circum-neutral



Birds eat the fruits.  Occasionally attracts hummingbirds.


Attracts butterflies and other pollinators  including ants and bees (IRC).

Native Habitats:Coastal dunes. Disturbed areas in tropical hammocks (needs light) and pine rocklands.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures