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15 Plants for the Yard

Below are 15 plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Lantana 'New Gold'--New Gold Lantana(12 of 15)

  • Plant in full sun
  • Plant in average to dry, well-drained soil
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Width: 3-4 feet

    Hardy in USDA zones: 8b-10

  • Zones 2-8a: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; plant in well-drained soil; pull up dead plants after first hard frost.
  • Zone 8b: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; plant in well-drained soil; mulch in fall; do not prune back dead stems until early spring.
  • Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; plant in well-drained soil; mulch in fall; prune back dead stems in fall or early spring.
  • Zone 10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; plant in well-drained soil; mulch in fall; may continue flower throughout most of year; prune as needed.

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