Lantana Plants
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Blooms of lantana

Zone Metairie, LA | Anonymous added on June 19, 2018 | Answered

The blooms of my lantana are turning black. What could be causing this?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 20, 2018

This could be a fungus disease.
Check the soil moisture levels. Soil should dry out between waterings.
Make sure there is air flow around the plant.

I would prune away the black plant material.

You can treat the plant with Neem Oil as is works both as a pesticide and fungicide.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/lantana/lantana-plants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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