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LANTANA 'Dallas Red', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA 'Dallas Red'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates deer, gophers, fire and light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: rich red. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

LANTANA 'Samantha', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA 'Samantha'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen & ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates deer, gophers, fire & light drought. Good border, ground cover, pot & hanging basket plant. Beautiful in & out of bloom w/yellow & green variegated foliage. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: creamy yellow. Ht: 2-3'. Sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. (syn. L. camara 'Samantha', L. 'Lemon Swirl')

Photo unavailable LANTANA camara 'Bandana Cherry'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen & ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates heat, deer, gophers, fire & drought. Border, ground cover, pot & hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: extra large flowers emerge yellow maturing to orange then fuchsia. Mounding habit: 18-30" x 18-30". Full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. Best New Variety Award Winner 2005.

LANTANA camara 'Bandana Landscape Pink', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA camara 'Bandana Landscape Pink'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen & ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates heat, deer, gophers, fire & drought. Border, ground cover, pot & hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: bi-colored pink & pale yellow. Mounding habit: 16-20" x 36-40". Full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9

LANTANA camara 'Bandana Lemon Zest', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA camara 'Bandana Lemon Zest'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen & ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates heat, deer, gophers, fire & drought. Border, ground cover, pot & hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: extra large flowers emerge brilliant yellow fading to creamier shades of yellow & then to white. Mounding habit: 12-24" x 12-24". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9. (Lantana camara 'Bani Yelbic') USPP 21,617

LANTANA camara 'Bandana Peach', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA camara 'Bandana Peach'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen & ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates heat, deer, gophers, fire & drought. Border, ground cover, pot & hanging basket plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Bloom color: multicolored, hues of yellow, orange, pink and purple. Mounding habit: 12-24" x 12-24". Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

LANTANA camara 'Irene', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA camara 'Irene'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Tolerant of light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: bi-color magenta and lemon yellow. Size: 3' x 4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

LANTANA camara 'Radiation', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA camara 'Radiation'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Tolerant of light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: bicolored orange and red blooms. Size: 3-5' x 3-5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

LANTANA montevidensis, Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA montevidensis
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Tolerant of light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 2-3 feet. Width: 6-8 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

LANTANA montevidensis 'Confetti', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA montevidensis 'Confetti'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Tolerates deer, gophers, fire and light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: yellow-pink-purple. Size: 2-3 ft. x 6-8 ft. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

LANTANA montevidensis 'New Gold', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA montevidensis 'New Gold'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Tolerant of light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: gold. Height: 2-3 feet. Width: 6-8 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

LANTANA montevidensis 'Trailing White', Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium LANTANA montevidensis 'Trailing White'
Weeping or Trailing Lantana, Polecat Geranium

Shrub: Evergreen and ever blooming in frost-free areas. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Tolerant of light drought. Good border, ground cover, container and hanging basket plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: white. Height: 2-3 feet. Width: 6-8 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LAVATERA 'Bi-color' (syn. L. maritima)
Tree Mallow

Shrub: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Good cut flower, border, hedge and screen plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: lavender with purple center. Flowers are similar to hibiscus and hollyhock. Prune hard after flowering. Height: 6-10'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LAVATERA x clementii 'Burgundy Wine'
Tree Mallow

Perennial Herb/Shrub: Evergreen/Semi-evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Good cut flower, border, hedge & screen plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep pink. Size: 4' x 3'. Flowers are similar to hibiscus & hollyhock. Prune hard after flowering. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable LEONOTIS leonorus
Lion's Tail

Shrub: Semi-evergreen/Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border & pot plant. South African native of the mint family. Produces velvety clusters of whorled flowers that are held at the stem tops from summer into fall. Nice cut flower. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: dark orange. Height: 3-6'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

LEONOTIS menthifolia, Dwarf Lion's Tail LEONOTIS menthifolia
Dwarf Lion's Tail

Shrub: Semi-evergreen/Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Does not get woody at the base like L. leonorus. Good border & pot plant. South African native of the mint family. Produces velvety clusters of whorled flowers that are held at the stem tops from summer into fall. Nice cut flower. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom color: pale apricot-orange. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LEPECHINIA salviae (syn. L. subhastata)
Pitcher Sage

Shrub: Deer resistant. Native to Chile. Large growing shrub with clusters of tubular, deep magenta flowers over fragrant, gray-green leaves. Nice in borders. Bloom time: summer. Height: 5-7 feet. Width: 5 feet. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

LEYCESTERIA 'Jealousy', Himalayan Honeysuckle LEYCESTERIA 'Jealousy'
Himalayan Honeysuckle

Shrub: Deciduous. Tolerant of deer, bog, coast & poor soil. Good border, woodland, pot & bog plant. The golden foliage has red tints on new growth & carries a 4" drooping cluster of white flowers w/purple bracts in summer-fall. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. The purple black berries attract birds. Ht: 3-5'. W: 2-3'. Part shade. Water: mod/moist. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable LEYCESTERIA formosa
Himalayan Honeysuckle, Pheasant Berry

Shrub: Deciduous. Tolerant of deer, bog, coast & poor soil. Good border, woodland, pot & bog plant. This woody shrub produces upright bamboo-like stems often used to make flutes and whistles. Drooping clusters of white flowers w/red bracts attract butterflies & hummingbirds. The purple-black edible berries attract birds. Height: 6'. Spread: 6'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z7-10.

LONICERA nitida 'Lemon Beauty', Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle LONICERA nitida 'Lemon Beauty'
Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle

Evergreen shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer, clay, gophers, coast & salt spray. Good border, pot & hedge plant-good for clipping & responds well to pruning. Resistant to oak root fungus. Has green foliage with gold edges with bronze tints on new growth. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring. Size: 3' x 3'. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable LONICERA nitida 'Maigrun'
Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle

Evergreen shrub: Tolerates drought, deer, clay, gophers, coast & salt spray. Has small round green leaves, similar to a boxwood. Very dense growing. Good border, pot & hedge plant-good for clipping & pruning. Resistant to oak root fungus. Has purple berries after flowering. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: creamy white. Ht: 2-4'. W: 2-4'. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable LONICERA nitida 'Red Tips'
Box or Boxleaf Honeysuckle

Evergreen shrub: Tolerates drought, deer, clay, gophers, coast & salt spray. Has scarlet colored new growth & red tones thru the year. Good border, pot & hedge plant-good for clipping & pruning. Resistant to oak root fungus. Has bluish-purple fruit. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring. Color: white. Ht: 4-6'. W: 4-6'. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

LONICERA pileata, Privet Honeysuckle LONICERA pileata
Privet Honeysuckle

Shrub: Evergreen or semi-evergreen dense, prostrate plant for slopes, bank cover or rock gardens. Blooms in late spring with fragrant creamy white flowers followed by violet berries. Attracts butterflies. Good seaside shrub. Takes clipping and pruning. Water: moderate. Deer and clay tolerant. Growth: 2 feet x 8 feet. Exposure: part shade. USDA Z5-10.

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