Lantana not blooming

vonhJune 21, 2008

Purchased 12 smaller plants about 8 weeks ago with beautiful gold blooms. Blooms lasted about 3 weeks. Some of the plants are green and healthy some have light brown / dry looking leaves. Planted in hardwood mulch. OVerhead watering 1-2 times per week. It looks like there might be some new blooms trying to appear. Any thoughts???

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petzold6596(8b southern NM)

If you live in Dona County, this has been a really BAD past two weeks for all plants. With 100+ windy day attacking the environ, water stress is magnified. Overhead watering increases the chance of leaf scald whereas drip irrigation eliminates the problem and make sure that you water deeply ( 1-2 gallons at each watering).

    Bookmark   June 26, 2008 at 11:04PM
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teesaz(9bAZ)

Maybe your overwatering? I rarely water my lantana and it grows like a weed. Same with my torchglow bougenvillas.
It sounds like they might be getting some sunscald as well. I would cut down on the watering.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2008 at 7:06AM
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