Plant Care Lantana


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

Also known as

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


Lantana camara

How to care for Lantana


How often to water your Lantana

Water needs for Lantana
0.5 cups
every 9

Lantana 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

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Lantana in your home

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

Lantana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Lantana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Lantana

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Lantana



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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 has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Lantana has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Lantana has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Lantana has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
@Miamilaw97 avatar
leaf-1 45 Plants
xp 6,037 XP
globe Columbus, OH

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
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 87 XP
globe Tolono, IL

Don’t water too often and good drainage!!

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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