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Pentas lanceolata

Star Clusters

Egyptian Starflower
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Pentas lanceolata
Principal Common Name Star Clusters
Common Name(s) Egyptian Starflower
Description Pentas is a shrubby plant with stems topped with clusters of star-like flowers ranging in color white, pink, lavender and red.
General Comments Pentas should be pruned annually in spring to encourage new growth and heavy flowering.
Nativity Tropical Africa
Height Range 2 - 0 FT
Spread Range 2 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green : Medium Green
Leaf Texture Papery
Form Shrub
Flower Color Lavender : Pink : Red : White
Flower Time Continuous
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Flower : Form

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