Stars & Stripes™ Pentas

Pentas Lanceolata Stars & Stripes™

Prolific scarlet flower clusters with pink centers are a hummingbird paradise. Lush dark green and white variegated foliage. Grows 12-24" high with a clumping habit.

Bloom/Feature

Bright red flower clusters spring until fall

Plant Type

Annuals

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

20°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Reblooming, Variegated Foliage

Flowering Season

Spring to Fall

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Groundcover, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Monthly in gardens; bi-monthly in containers

Dimensions

12-24" H x Mounding

Pruning

Shape as needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants