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Pentas Pentas lanceolata

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
PEN-tass lan-see-oh-LAY-tah
Description

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

Cultivars:
  • 'Butterfly Cherry Red'
  • 'New Look Pink'
  • 'New Look Red'
  • 'New Look Violet'
  • 'New Look White'
Tags:
#purple#red#fall#white#butterflies#pink#sun#pollinators#annual#summer#drought tolerant#lavender#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • 'Butterfly Cherry Red'
  • 'New Look Pink'
  • 'New Look Red'
  • 'New Look Violet'
  • 'New Look White'
Tags:
#purple#red#fall#white#butterflies#pink#sun#pollinators#annual#summer#drought tolerant#lavender#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pentas
    Species:
    lanceolata
    Family:
    Rubiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer