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Lantana 'Samantha'

Lantana camara

'Samantha' is a Lantana variety in the Shrub verbena genus with a scientific name of Lantana camara.

The ‘Samantha’ Lantana is a lantana variety that has variegated foliage. The leaves are marbled in shades of medium-green, celery-green and cream, sometimes with just a soft and delicate green color to them. The yellow flower clusters combine so perfectly with the beautiful foliage that Samantha lantana is an eye catcher anywhere you want to grow them.

This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Samantha Lantana is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Lantana 'Samantha'

  • Full Sun

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  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Samantha is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures.

Growing Samantha from seed

Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Samantha

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Samantha is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Samantha

Lantana 'Samantha' information

How long does Samantha take to grow?

These estimates for how long Lantana 'Samantha' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

Lantana Samantha Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin camara meaning “like an eye”, “creamy” or “bi-color”.1

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