Pentas lanceolata growing shrub or herbaceous of the genus Pentas also known as Penta flower or Pentas plant, Pentas lanceolata perennial evergreen or in cooler climate deciduous in temperate climate grow as annual the plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropics, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green to light green in elliptic shape.
Pentas lanceolata flower
Flower color can be: red, white, pink or purple, the flower are small 1-2 cm and grow in inflorescence of more than 20 flowers, the flowers attract butterfly.
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Requirements for Pentas lanceolata growing and care:
Well-drained soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead flowers or leaves (all year) major prune in the end of the winter
Size of the plant?
0.3-1.2 m, 12-48 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Small flower 1-2 cm the color can be: red, white, pink or purple, the flowers grow in inflorescence of more than 20 flowers, the flowers attract butterfly.