lantana lantana  /læn ˈtæ nə/


  • (n) a flowering shrub


  1. Scent notes of Japanese ginger, Indian mango, lantana leaves, evening maiden orchids and pickled jalapeo peppers could also appear in the next generation of soaps and shampoos.
  2. Instead of finicky azaleas, Dromgoole recommends lantana, an attractive flowering shrub that, in central Texas at least, thrives on benign neglect.


  1. What are those bugs eating my lantana bush? Dan Gill's mail bag

    QUESTION: I have about nine lantanas of varying sizes in different beds and locations in my yard. I garden for butterflies, so I avoid pesticides. I have four lantanas in different beds that are infested with lantana lace bugs. What...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. Man arrested for sexually assaulting a door

    LANTANA, FL – It’s not odd to hear that someone assaulted someone else. What is weird is when someone gets arrested for assaulting an object. Anthony Berry, 57, was arrested after Florida police say he had sex with a door. …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

  3. Not very presidential: Thomas Jefferson accused of running off with boss' cash

    Lantana man arrested after being accused of stealing $1,100 Forget the White House — this Thomas Jefferson is in the big house.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

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