Pentas – Pentas lanceolata

Pentas Flowers - Pentas lanceolata - Palamedes Swallowtail Butterflies

Pentas Flowers
Pentas lanceolata
Palamedes Swallowtail Butterflies

Red Pentas - Pentas lanceolata - Eastern Black Swallowtail Female

Red Pentas – Pentas lanceolata – Eastern Black Swallowtail Female

Red Pentas - Pentas lanceolata - Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

Red Pentas
Pentas lanceolata
Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

Pentas - Pentas lanceolata

Pentas – Pentas lanceolata

Pentas
Pentas lanceolata

Nectar rating 1-10: 9

Zones: 11 – 8b

Height: to 4′

Soil: average

Water: average

Light: full sun to light shade

Bloom color: red, white, pink, rose, purple, lavender

Bloom time: spring through fall

Propagation: cuttings, seed

Other: short and tall varieties available

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