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PENTAS  Pentas lanceolata  (PEN-tas lan-see-oh-LAY-tah)

Annual - Sun / Part Shade  Height 24” Spread 18”-24”  Spacing 12”-18”

HABIT:  Blooms all summer in red, white, lavender, pink and candy stripe.

CULTURE:  Easy to grow annual. Plant after frost danger in well-drained soil. Moderate water and fertilizer needs. Best to allow for afternoon shade.


USES:  Excellent summer annual. Great for true red color, but available in several colors.

PROBLEMS:  None serious.

NOTES:  Not widely used but should be. Also called Egyptian star cluster.


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