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Lantana

Lantana camara
The multi-colored flowers of Lantana have endeared it to American gardeners since at least the beginning of the nineteenth century. Late eighteenth-century Virginia gardener Lady Jean Skipwith included in her list of plants the "Prickly Lantana (house plant) very brilliant, seldom without flowers." Nurseryman Bernard McMahon in The American Gardener's Calendar suggested lantana as a greenhouse plant, to be moved outdoors in summer. Robert Buist, influential garden writer of the early 19th century, wrote of lantana: "These are very handsome growing plants, and will even keep in a good green-house; but in such case will only bloom in summer."Further Sources
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Growth Type: 
Woody Shrub
Color(s): 
Pink, White, Orange
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Location at Monticello: 
South Terrace and West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun and Partial Shade
Blooming History: 
May 4, 2001 to November 15, 2001May 6, 2002 to November 14, 2003May 3, 2004 to November 12, 2004March 29, 2005 to November 22, 2005May 18, 2006 to November 15, 2006May 15, 2007 to November 15, 2007July 11, 2008 to November 17, 2008July 10, 2009 to November 15, 2009May 10, 2010 to December 1, 2010May 17, 2011 to December 6, 2011May 24, 2012 to December 4, 2012June 16, 2014 to November 28, 2014June 17, 2015 to November 24, 2015June 17, 2016 to November 12, 2016May 18, 2017 to November 10, 2017July 11, 2018 to November 23, 2018April 22, 2019

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