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Big Sage Bonita in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lantana Camara 'Bonita'

 

Big Sage 'Bonita'

Lantana is a small, evergreen perennial shrub which can grow to around 2m tall and form dense thickets in a variety of environments. Flowers come in many different colours including red, yellow, white, pink and orange. They are frost tender. 'Bonita' has a bushy habit with lovely pink and orange flower heads. Often trained into 'standard' forms. Needs winter protection.

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plant Features
  • Big Sage Bonita likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Big Sage Bonita likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Big Sage Bonita is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Big Sage Bonita likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Big Sage 'Bonita'

Latin name

Lantana Camara 'Bonita'

type

Perennial

family

Verbenaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Big Sage Bonita likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Big Sage Bonita is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Big Sage Bonita likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Big Sage Bonita likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Big Sage Bonita is 0.30meters x 0.50meters 0.30 M 0.50 M

Lantana Camara 'Bonita'

Lantana is a small, evergreen perennial shrub which can grow to around 2m tall and form dense thickets in a variety of environments. Flowers come in many different colours including red, yellow, white, pink and orange. They are frost tender. 'Bonita' has a bushy habit with lovely pink and orange flower heads. Often trained into 'standard' forms. Needs winter protection.


Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Mid Autumn

Tubular flowers are produced from late spring to mid-autumn with a range of colors dependent upon the variety

 

Planting young plants

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Plants for bedding should be hardened off in late spring and planted out in early summer.

 

Propogation

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Sow seeds during late winter at a temperature of 16C. Pot on the following spring into final pots

 
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