Pentas lanceolata

Common Name: Star Clusters
Description:

This great perennial comes in shades of dark and light pink, red, and soft lavender. Nice shrub with rich green, oval leaves sets off colorful, round balls of star-shaped flowers. Approximately 3′ tall by 4′ wide. Prune to shape spring through fall. Loves the sun, but can tolerate some shade too! Takes a bit of a rest in the coldest part of winter, then takes off again in the warmth of spring. Likes regular garden watering. Tender to frost.

  • Type: Perennial
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Height: 3 Feet
  • Width: 4 Feet
  • Blooms: Whites to Pinks & Reds, During Warm Months