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What is This Flower? (Lantana)

Can anyone tell me what is the name of this flower? When I bought it last week it was still blooming, but now it's dying. Any tips for growing them will be very much appreciated.

Hardiness Zone: 11

chphoea from Surabaya,Indonesia

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February 13, 20080 found this helpful
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Looks like Lantana. Lantana needs to dry out between waterings. Overwatering is usually what kills it.

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February 14, 20080 found this helpful
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My guess is that it's a primrose variety -- cowslip maybe? They can't take heat. From your zone, it's probably too warm for the little guy. But isn't it pretty?

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February 15, 20080 found this helpful
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This is not a lantana. See http://www.flor … ref/L/lant_c.cfm

I cannot identify it without knowing the size of the flower and the leaves and if it is a shrub or plant. If you will tell me what you know, I will try to locate the name. Lantana is a shurb and the stems are very brittle. I have purple, white and yellow orange in my yard. It is a very drought resistant plant but usually spread out and does not grow upward.

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February 18, 20080 found this helpful
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Here's another picture of the plant, the seeds and leaves. Most people plant them as borders on sidewalks since they're only about 20 cm height. I have stopped watering them for days and I think they're doing pretty well. Btw, the leaves have a strong spicy scent and we only have 2 colors for the flowers, white and yellow.

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February 15, 20080 found this helpful

Looks like Lantana to me as well. If you put it outdoors in the summer it will spread a lot. Beautiful. I agree with letting it dry a bit between waterings.

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February 15, 20080 found this helpful

The head looks more waxy than Lantana could be one of the Hoyas.

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March 19, 20080 found this helpful

It kind of looks like a Kalanchoe plant. Here are a couple links to what I found:

this link shows the plant in white,

http://hgic.cle … ets/hgic1563.htm

this link shows many different colors,

http://highalti … -kalanchoes.html

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May 20, 20080 found this helpful

No wonder my lantana is not flowering. I'm drowning them! Thanks a lot for the info: ''Lantana needs to dry out between waterings. Overwatering is usually what kills it.''

Take care and happy gardening.

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