Lantana Urticoides, Texas Lantana

Texas Lantana

Lantana Urticoides

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Light: Full Sun

Height: 2′ – 6′

Spacing/Spread: 2′ – 6′

Evergreen: No, plant is deciduous.

Color: Orange/Yellow flowers.

Interest: Summer and Fall.

Landscape Companions:

Texas Native: Yes, plant is Texas native.


Wildlife habitat: Provides food/shelter for bees, butterflies and birds.

Features: A very hardy Texas native perennial. Profuse orange-yellow flowers. Xeriscape plant.

Austin Native Landscaping: “Texas Lantana is considered a pesky weed by some folks; Its a true testimony to the plant’s nearly indestructible traits. Texas Lantana blooms with masses of orange/yellow flowers that seem endless. The plant is drought tolerant, disease and pest resistant and thrives in our Austin heat. It is a perfect choice for a low maintenance informal and wild flowerbeds although it works well in more formal arrangements. Xeriscape ready, provide Texas Lantana with ample space because it will get quite big. Cut back during the winter.”



Family: Verbenaceae (Pronounced – ver-be-NAY-see-ee)

Genus: Lantana (Pronounced – lan-TAN-a)

Species: Urticoides

Propagation: Seeds.



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