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|1||Pentas (Dark Pink) - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Encourage butterflies and hummingbirds to visit your garden with nectar-rich, colorful pentas plants (Pentas lanceolata). Pentas plants, also commonly called Egyptian star flower, are frost-tender perennials native to Yemen and east Africa. They grow 3 to 4 feet tall with an upright growth habit.
Clusters of colorful, star-shaped flowers bloom from spring through fall in shades of white, red, pink, purple and lavender.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Star flower, Egyptian Stars|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||upto 4 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Rani|
|Bloom Time ||Perennial|
|Difficulty Level ||Low maitenance.|
Planting and care Pentas make a welcome addition to gardens due to their relatively low maintenance requirements.
For the best results, start planting during late spring using a well-drained, moist soil and plenty of sunlight for good measure.
The Pentas prefers a soil that doesnt stay soggy after heavy rainfall or irrigation.
Choose an area that gets more than 6 hours of bright sunlight every day. When planting multiples, space plants 18 to 24 inches between each plant. In addition to sunlight, Pentas care requires plenty of water. When you see soil begin to dry out, its time to water.
Put in an inch or two of water for every 2 to 4 inches of dry topsoil. Repeat the watering cycle when the soil begins to dry out. Keep an eye on the watering schedule, especially in the hotter summer months, when plants may require more water.
Fertilize perennial and annual Pentas on a monthly basis using a balanced water-soluble plant food. When planting this easy care flower in spring include a slow-release fertilizer to provide the necessary nutrients for the plant to grow and thrive.
Follow up with monthly liquid feedings, using the recommended application rates listed on the label. Also in the springtime add a 2-inch layer of mulch to conserve precious water and prevent weeds.
Mulch perennial Pentas before winter to help insulate them against the winter cold. To encourage full bushy growth gently pinch the stems. Trim damaged and dead stems during late winter before spring arrives.
Snip dead or overgrown stems as soon as you see them during the growing season to keep your plants looking healthy and bright!
Pentas lanceolata, more commonly known as Pentas, and also casually referred to as the Egyptian Stars due to the flowers unique shape. This shrub grows anywhere from 18 to 36 inches in height, and can reach 4 feet at maturity.
|Watering ||frequent watering. Soak well any time soil appears dry.|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil.|
|Temperature ||18 degrees C.|
|Fertilizer ||Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer every six weeks or so to improve performance.|
- Grow pentas plants in border areas, hanging baskets, cottage gardens and butterfly gardens, and in naturalized areas
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Pentas ?
Pentas is commonly known as Star flower, Egyptian Stars
How tall do Pentas grow?
On average Pentas grows upto 4 feet
What color are Pentas ?
A Pentas plant bears flowers of color Rani
When Pentas blooms?
With enough light, Pentas may produce Rani flowers in Perennial
How hard is Pentas to grow?
A Pentas is Low maitenance.
How much sunlight does a Pentas need?
How much water does a Pentas need?
A Pentas prefers watering frequent watering. Soak well any time soil appears dry.
What kind of soil does a Pentas need?
A Pentas prefers Well-drained soil.
What temperature does a Pentas like?
A Pentas prefers 18 degrees C.
How often should I fertilize my Pentas ?
To encourage Pentas growth, Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer every six weeks or so to improve performance.
Monday, 16 March 2020
Rare new variety?
Sunday, 01 March 2020
Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.
Sunday, 16 February 2020
This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.
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