Spreading Sunset™ Lantana - Monrovia

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Monrovia Growers

A nearly year-round profusion of color from masses of vivid orange-red flowers! The beautiful spreading form is extremely useful in sunny flower beds or containers. An excellent low border, groundcover, or accent shrub. Heat tolerant. Evergreen in warm, frost-free climates; treat as a summer annual in northern regions.

Mature Height: 3 feetMature Width: 8 feetLight: Full Sun

Botanical Name,
Bulb Size,
Bulbs per Package,
Deer Resistant,Yes
Evergreen or Deciduous,Evergreen
Family Name,Lantana
Flower Color,
Bloom Time,Spring through summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Foliage Color,Green
Genus Name,Lantana
Tomato Class,
Tomato Type,
Days to Emerge,
Days to Maturity,
Growth Rate,Fast
Hardiness Zone,9
Harvest Season,
Landscape Uses,Border, Coastal Exposure, Container, Erosion Control, Hillside, Massing, Rock, Urban Garden
Light Needs,Full Sun
Mature Height,3 feet
Mature Width,8 feet
Prune Time,Should Not Need Pruning
Self Pollinating,
Water Needs,Dry to Average

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Essentials for Success

For flourishing plants, use potting soil for potted plants or planting mix for garden beds paired with Root Zone starter fertilizer is the perfect duo to foster robust root growth and minimize transplant shock.


Planting & Growing
Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; continue to water container plants regularly. Space 5 to 6 ft. apart as groundcover. Fertilize in spring. Remove spent flowers for a tidy appearance.