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Lantana 'Radiation orange'  

Lantana camara

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Radiation orange is part of the Shrub verbena genus and is a Lantana variety. Its scientific name is Lantana camara 'Radiation orange'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Orange-red. The blooms display an average of 5 petals. A type of Flower, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Radiation orange normally grows with a spreading habit with a max height of 5.94 feet (that's 1.83 metres metric).

Radiation orange 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.

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

How to grow Radiation orange

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Radiation orange likes a position of full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Radiation orange is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Radiation orange are Zone 9 and Zone 11.

Growing Radiation orange from seed

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

Transplanting Radiation orange

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

Harvesting Radiation orange

Lantana Radiation orange Etymology

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

Other Names for Lantana 'Radiation orange'

Radiation Bush