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Lantana 'Pure Gold'        

Lantana camara

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Pure Gold is a variety of Lantana which is a member of the Shrub verbena family. Its botanical name is Lantana camara 'Pure Gold'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Chrome yellow and   Golden poppy and   Harvest Gold. When mature, they grow to 0.3 cm (0.12 inches imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a Single form. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Oxford Blue and   Pansy purple. Leaves usually appear in   Sap green and   Napier green colour.

Dark green soft hairy foliage with bright gold flower heads

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. Pure Gold normally grows with a clump-forming habit with a max height of 7.8 inches (that's 20.0 cm metric). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Pure Gold Lantana is normally fairly low maintenance and 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Pure Gold have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Pure Gold

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Remove faded flowers to encourage further buds

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Pure Gold is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures.

Growing Pure Gold from seed

Can be grown from seed and is invasive under some conditions but away from its natural habitat the seed s can sometimes be slow, and it is easier to take stem cuttings

For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.

Transplanting Pure Gold

Plant out in a sunny spot in well drained conditions at the front of the border or to line a path. Great also in pots and tubs

Pure Gold is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside - as a guideline, the minimum temperature outside should be approximately 10°C / 50°F.

Harvesting Pure Gold

Lantana Pure Gold Etymology

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

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