Oct 6, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Jessica Gautney. Feed them with Miracle-Gro plant food. This tropical plant is perennial for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 8 and above, but is widely grown as an annual in cooler climates. These include numerous types of flowers, shrubs, ferns, USE INDOORS. USE OUTDOORS. your own Pins on Pinterest Best wishes, J. The soap needs to coat the insects thoroughly — not the leaves — in order to kill them.) For big, beautiful Miracle-Gro results, plants need water, sunlight and nutrition to flourish throughout the season. Discover (and save!) Don’t let the toughness fool you though, as lantana, available in a wide range of bright colors, is extremely beautiful and highly attractive to butterflies. * guaranteed not to burn when used as directed. It's Easy to Keep Your Garden Green & Happy. Simply spraying the whole plant with soapy water won’t work. Even though lantana is usually blooming when you buy it at the nursery, it may not continue to bloom once you plant it. Have your selection all ready for you to plant this other 1/4 into, with a bit of peat soil, all ready, with some water in it as well. Some types of lantana die completely back in winter, while others keep a few stems aboveground. Do NOT do this in the heat of the day, but in the cool part of the evening. Spray once a week (or for more serious infestations, every 4 days) for 4 weeks until you see improvement. Lantana is a tough plant that thrives in bright sunlight, drought, and punishing heat. I would break it in half, and then if it is a large one, you can break it in half again. Fertilize lantana lightly before new growth emerges in early spring, using a granular fertilizer at a rate of 2 to 3 pounds for every 100 square feet of growing space. https://www.thespruce.com/add-a-florida-touch-with-lantana-plants-2132142 Lantana Growing Conditions. Lantana is easy to grow, here are some tips to get you started: Climate: Lantana is winter hardy to about zone 8, with some varieties (such as ‘Miss Huff’) being more cold-tolerant than others. Plants that need Miracid are those that require acidic soils with low pH levels of about 4.5 to 6. Safe for All Plants* Instantly feeds to grow bigger, more beautiful plants versus unfed plants. This is a common problem for all shrubs after transplantation – all the manipulation of roots and change of scenery can cause a significant amount of shock that causes flowers and buds to drop shortly after planting.