- Flower nameLantana
- Scientific nameLantana camara
- Aliasシチヘンゲ, Lantana, 七変化, Lantana camara, ランタナ, カマラ
- Place of originTropical America
- Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October, November
- Language of flowers'rigor'
What is Lantana
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.