Annuals, Evergreen, Ground covers, Shrubs
Fast-growing tropical American natives with tiny flowers in tight clusters that look like miniature nosegays. Valued for a profuse show of color over long season—every month of the year in frost-free areas. Light frosts merely keep plants in check. Heavier freezes may seriously damage or kill plants in some but not all winters. In colder zones, lantana is grown as a summer annual, typically used in containers, hanging baskets, and window boxes.Lantana montevidensis
A little hardier than Lantana camara, it’s a ground cover to about 2 ft. high, with branches trailing to 3 or even 6 ft. Dark green, 1-in.-long, coarsely toothed leaves are sometimes tinged red or purplish, especially in cold weather. Rosy lilac flowers in 1 to 1 1/2-in.-wide clusters. Naturalized from Florida to Texas.
Low, clumping or spreading plants grown for colorful daisies over long bloom season. These evergreen p...
Native to China, northern India. To 30 to 50 ft. high and wide, with irregular habit. Rich green, 1- t...
Evergreen shrub. From southeastern Arizona through southern Mexico, with many local variant forms. Ran...