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Lucky Yellow Lantana (15 of 15)

Low-growing, vining evergreen shrub with yellow flowers used as a groundcover
Plant in full sun; tolerates heat and drought
Plant in average to dry, well-drained soil
Height: 6-12 inches
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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