How to grow Pentas lanceolata

Pentas lanceolata grow and care – 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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How to grow 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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Winter

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

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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.

Scientific name:

Pentas lanceolata

How to grow Pentas lanceolata

Pentas lanceolata plant care

Pentas lanceolata

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 9