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Common Name: Star Flower, Star Clusters      Latin Name: Pentas lanceolata      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Pentas lanceolata

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Category: Annual
Family: RUBIACEAE
Genus: Pentas
species: lanceolata
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Plant Type: Tender Perennial grown as an Annual
Height x width: 1 to 3 feet tall, depending on the cultivar, and slightly wider
Growth habit: Upright mound
Foliage: Dark green, lanceolate, pubescent, 3 to 8 inches long
Flowers: Clusters of tubular, star-faced flowers that are pink, red, purple or white
Culture: Full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Deadhead to promote repeat blooming
Pests and problems: Spider mites
Uses: Bedding plant, containers. Attracts butterflies
Propagation: Seed, cuttings in spring and summer
Cultivars:
The ‘Graffiti’ series are dwarf, to 10 inches tall, making them great for container or edging
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
Characteristics: star rating Recommended
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Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like part shade.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Eden Park, Overlook, Krohn 1501 Eden Park Dr Cincinnati OH
Specimen: 102
Pentas lanceolata Pentas_lanceolata_flower.JPG
Pentas Lanceolata
Location: Krohn, between front entrance and Eden Park Drive
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Pentas Lanceolata
Location: Krohn, between front entrance and Eden Park Drive
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Pentas Lanceolata
Location: Krohn, between front entrance and Eden Park Drive
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Pentas lanceolata Pentas_lanceolata_top_2.JPG
Pentas Lanceolata
Location: Krohn, between front entrance and Eden Park Drive
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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