Plant Care Lantana Camara
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Lantana Camara

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Lantana Camara has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Lantana Camara has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Red Sage, Red Sage, Common Lantana, Shrub Verbena, Yellow Sage, hot blooded lantana and Hot Blooded Camara

Taxonomy

Lantana camara
Lantana
Verbenaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Lantana Camara

Water

How often to water your Lantana Camara

Water needs for Lantana Camara
0.5 cups
every 9

Lantana Camara needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Lantana Camara

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Red Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lantana Camara: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lantana Camara love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Lantana Camara does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lantana Camara in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Lantana Camara

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lantana Camara: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lantana Camara after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Lantana Camara is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Lantana Camara

Lantana Camara

Lantana Camara


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Lantana Camara has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Lantana Camara has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Lantana Camara has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Lantana Camara has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Miamilaw97 avatar
@Miamilaw97
leaf-1 58 Plants
xp 1,765 XP
globe Columbus, Ohio
08/25/2021

This is a plant that grows & grows outside…in fact, it’s my favorite plant that I’ve gotten for outdoors…only difference I’ll make for next year is to put it in the back of the garden….it’s grown so much that the other flowers in the garden are hard to see.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Meribeth avatar
@Meribeth
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 80 XP
globe Tolono, Illinois
08/09/2021

Don’t water too often and good drainage!!

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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