Lantana

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    Shichihenge
    Lantana @ Kojimachi
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    Lantana @ Kazuyo's house
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    Shichihenge
    Lantana @ Kazuyo's house
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    Lantana @ Kazuyo's house
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    Lantana @ Kojimachi

Basic information

Flower Name
Lantana
Formal Name
Lantana camara
Alias
Lantana, Lantana camara
Habitat
Tropical America
Morph
Small half Hardy Evergreen shrub

Comment

Lantana camara (scientific name:Lantana camara) is a half-hardy evergreen small trees native to tropical America. It lets a lot of florets gather in the inflorescence that they draw from the flower stalk point and bloom spherically from early summer to autumn. Leaves are egg-shaped and stems with opposite, hard hair, and have a serrated margin. Since the Edo period , it was cultivated. Shichihenge cultivars turn into in orange, red, pink from pale yellow gradually after beginning to bloom. There are a dwarf species called hybrid varieties and Lantana montevidensis that a color of flower does not change in climbing nature. Lantana yellow splash is a horticultural varieties that a cultivation farmers of Saitama Prefecture raised from seedlings of Lantana bought from Germany. The flower in bright yellow-orange from the beginning to bloom until after flowering color does not change. It is a medium-sized so using as to planted flowerbeds or potted trees. 

Common name: Lantana camara, scientific name: Lantana Camara, aka: shichihenge, Cordova (red yellow flowers), common Lantana, origin: tropical America, height: 20-100 cm stem sections, rectangular, leaf length: 2-8 cm, leaf quality: hair with, phyllotaxis: vs., leaf margin: serrated with, inflorescence: umbel, flower color: yellow, Orange, red, peach, white, double colors, Flower diameter: 1 cm, flower diameter: 3 cm petals: 5 crack, ovary: single carpel of the pseudo stamens: no, flowering: May-November, selected by the edible fruit types: liquid fruit and fruit color: black, fruit, non-, toxicity, notes: invasive alien species.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Verbenaceae
Genus
Lantana
Species
L. camara
Flower language
'rigor' (Oct 27, Nov 09)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Violet, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
20 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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