Lantana is tough, man.

Right now I’m hopeful for rain. Most everything in the garden is wilting and struggling until the next watering except this gem, lantana. There are several different types of lantana. This tri-colored one is called “Miss Huff” and is considered a reliable perennial in many zones. I love the bright, almost flourescent, colors.

This yellow lantana was just added to our garden this spring.

It’s so happy and growing like crazy already, even with the extreme heat we’ve been having lately, and very, very little rain.

These are my favorite kinds of plants, hardy enough for the harshness of summer around here, with little or no attention from us peeps. Thank goodness. Lantana is alright by me.

Do you have any tough plants you’ve had success with in your garden? Please share. I’m making a list and hunting them down.