There is a certain course of action to take if a Lantana bush is dying. If the plant is drooping then you may wonder if it is dying. If you think it may be dying, then it should not be hard to figure out what the problem is and get everything back on the right track. Pests are one of the most common causes of damage to this plant.
- Lantana plants are tough flowering annuals or perennials. They thrive in hot, sunny locations and are drought tolerant once established.
- Lantanas are resilient plants with a full season’s beautiful flowers but even the hardiest specimens can be prey to pest and disease problems or simply cultural inconsistencies.
- While they are drought tolerant once mature, they still require deep watering from the base of the plant once per week in the summer.
“If your lantana bush is dying, it is important to check the soil and get a good look at the plant to rule out any insect or disease issues. Lantanas are resilient plants with a full season’s beautiful flowers but even the hardiest specimens can be prey to pest and disease problems or simply cultural inconsistencies.”