Plant Care Lantana Montevidensis
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Lantana Montevidensis

Also known as

Trailing Lantana, Trailing Lantana, Weeping Lantana, Purple Lantana, Creeping Lantana and Trailing Shrubverbena

Taxonomy

Lantana montevidensis
Lantana
Verbenaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Lantana Montevidensis

Water

How often to water your Lantana Montevidensis

Water needs for Lantana Montevidensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Lantana Montevidensis 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 Montevidensis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Trailing Lantana in your home

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

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

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

Lantana Montevidensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Lantana Montevidensis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lantana Montevidensis: 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 Montevidensis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Lantana Montevidensis

Lantana Montevidensis

Lantana Montevidensis


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.

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