Lantana

Lantana camara

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  • Lantana
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  • Lantana
  • Lantana
  • Lantana
  • Flower name
    Lantana
  • Scientific name
    Lantana 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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Verbenaceae
  • Genus
    Lantana
  • Species
    L. camara
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeSmall half Hardy Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink Orange Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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