Add a Florida touch to your home or garden with this low-maintenance but tough, evergreen, beautifully flowering, and butterfly-attracting plant of the broadleaf variety.
Scientific Name:Lantana camara
Common Names:raimuniya, tantani, samballei, wld sage, umbelanterna, 'bacon and eggs'
Maximum Reachable Height:5 feet
Difficulty to Grow:easy
Care:watch out for whiteflies; treat with organic repellant
Sunlight:bright light to full sun
Water:water regularly and don't let the soil dry out
Fertiliser:do not need fertiliser
Precautions:lantana is toxic for both humans and pets
Ornamental Use: the groups of tiny flowers look lovely in flower beds
Medicinal Use:it has antimicrobial, fungicidal, and insectidal properties; used in treatment of cancer, skin irritation, leprosy, rabies, chicken pox, measles, asthma, and ulcers