Pentas

Pentas
Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to Part shade
Soil Moisture: Low
Native: No
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Perennial: Yes
 
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 2 – 4 ft.
Mature Spread: 2 – 3 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Slightly acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 8b-11

Starflower, Pentas lanceolata

This very popular perennial comes in a wide array of colors; red, white, lavender and several shades of pink, to name a few. Creates blooms tirelessly all year long and is available in regular or dwarf varieties. This plant prefers regular watering and lots of sun to bloom well. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Freezes at about 30 degrees.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247