Mozelle Hardy Lantana is a fast growing shrub and perennial plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 3 feet to 4 feet and an average width of 3 feet to 6 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the summer and fall Mozelle Hardy Lantana produces yellow and pink flowers. The foliage is medium green and dark green in color. It attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat.
Mozelle Hardy Lantana can be useful in the landscape in containers or planters, in shrub borders, in landscape beds or islands or in small groupings and also in rock or xeriscape gardens, cottage gardens, butterfly gardens, hummingbird gardens or perennial gardens.
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Mozelle is a mid-size deciduous perennial shrub that in our gardens here in Zone 8 of mid-Georgia has grown to about 4 feet tall by about 5 to 6 feet wide. It produces an abundance of bicolor pink and yellow flower clusters that butterflies and hummingbirds will flock to!
DO NOT PRUNE IN THE FALL as this will ensure death of the plant! Wait until new growth begins to emerge in spring to remove dead stems.
Mozelle Lantana is useful anywhere in the sunny landscape on slopes, in perennial or butterfly gardens, or in shrub borders.
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