Botanical name: Lantana montevidensis Family: Verbenaceae (Verbena family)
Synonyms: Lantana sellowiana, Lantana delicatissima, Lantana selloi
Trailing Lantana is a small strongly scented flowering low shrub with oval-shaped green leaves, which can climb as a vine, when is gets support. The inflorescence is a circular head of several purple to lavender to white funnel-shaped flowers with lobed flowers each nearly a centimeter wide. The fruit consists of a pair of nutlets surrounded by flesh somewhat like a berry. Trailing Lantana is also cultivated as an ornamental plant for its plentiful colorful lavender to purple flowers and as a drought tolerant ground-cover, woody vine, and trailing plant for containers and in the ground. In temperate climates there are flowers most of the year, with yellow blooming and variegated leaved cultivars also available. Trailing Lantana is native to Tropical America.
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