|This is a fast growing, spreading perennial, treated as an annual in cooler areas. Flowers profusely throughout the summer, attracting butterflies. Leaves are ovate to elliptic or rounded, 4 inches long, scalloped or toothed mid-green. The yellow or orange blooms age to flat red domed clusters, covering the plant from summer to frost. Thrives with full sun, low moisture and poor soil. Withstands salt spray too. White, yellow, red and pink varieties look very similar, but are sold under botanical name Lantana x hybrida.