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Pentas lanceolata

Common Name(s):
Pentas, Star cluster, Egyptian Starcluster
Cultivar(s):
Butterfly Cherry Red, New Look Pink, New Look Red, New Look Violet, New Look White
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Popular bedding plant with moderate to high drought tolerance. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Season:
Summer to fall
Light:
Sun
Color:
Lilac, red, pink, white
Height:
12-36 in.
Space:
24 in.
Tags:
pink, sun, annual, summer, pollinators, butterflies, drought tolerant, purple, lavender, fall, white, deer resistant, red

NCCES plant id: 121

Pentas lanceolata Pentas lanceolata growth habit
Photo by Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0
Pentas lanceolata P. lanceolata flower cluster detail
Photo by Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0