Lantana involucrata

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

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

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Wild Lantana, Wild Sage

Verbenaceae

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

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Cover plant, hedge plant, screen.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil/Substrate:Sand

Wildlife

humminbirdbirdbutterflypollinator

Birds eat the fruits.  Occasionally attracts hummingbirds.

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