- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 26 Inches
- Mature Spread 12 - 24 Inches
- Growing Zones 9 - 11
- Use As A Filler In Containers
Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana (Lantana camara) is tough in hot climates and features clusters of continuous blooms. This annual can be grown as a perennial in warmer climates, zones 9 - 11. Beneficial pollinators like hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees swarm to Lantana. Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana has brilliant orange, peach and yellow colored blooms. Interestingly, multiple colors are often found on the same cluster of flowers. Blooming starts after planting in the spring and lasts until the first frost of autumn.
With great heat tolerance, Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana promises lasting color through the dog days of summer. This plant is perfect for hanging baskets or use as a groundcover. Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ also works nicely in a landscape border planting, mass planting, or in patio containers. With a mounded growth habit, it makes a natural filler in “thriller, filler, spiller” container plans.
Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana Care
Lantana requires full sun exposure, at least 4 - 6 hours of sunlight daily. Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana is low maintenance after establishment, and has average water requirements. Water this plant when the soil looks dry or the foliage is slightly wilted. Deadheading is not necessary for Lantana to rebloom. It can be pruned at any time to promote full, bushy growth with increased branching. Fertilize upon planting and once again in midsummer to boost growth.
Native to Mexico, Tropical Americas, and the West Indies, your Lantana will need extra care in cold climates. If you’d like to save your containers of Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana for the next growing season, relocate your pots indoors but keep in mind that this plant is considered toxic to pets.
Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana Spacing
This plant has a spread of about 12 - 24 inches, and will require that much space to grow into. Space your Lantana about 12 - 24 inches apart for best results.
Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 11|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 12 - 26 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 12 - 24 Inches|
|Spacing: 12 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Orange, Yellow|
|Flower Description: Peach, Orange and Yellow|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Dark Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Deadheading Not Necessary, Low Maintenance, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Luscious® Basket Tangelo™ Lantana|
|Scientific Name: Lantana camara|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.