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Scientific name: Pentas lanceolata

  • Plant type | shrub
  • Dutch | Pentas
  • English | Pentas
Pentas, Pentas

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 0.60
  • Grows | fast
  • Flowers are | red
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | low
  • Drought tolerance | low
  • Salt tolerance | low
  • Sun or Shade | sun

REMARKS

Many colors available. The regular varieties will grow up to 60 cm (2'). The dwarf compact varieties are very popular. Use as bedding plants or in pots. Do not water with well water and fertilise regularly. The large varieties should be cut back once in a while to get a full plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

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