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Bee Attracting - Pentas

Pentas lanceolata

Honey bees perform about 80 % of all pollination worldwide. 70 out of the top 100 human food crops - which supply about 90% of the world's nutrition - are pollinated by bees.
Support local bee colonies by choosing plants for your garden which attract bees and provide a nectar source.

  • Growing Tip: Suited to fertile well-drained soil. Sensitive to frost and cold. Water freely while growing. May be pruned hard in winter. Mulch and feed with a good thick layer of compost.
  • Position: Full sun to part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 60cm, 35cm
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Range: Oasis
  • Colours: Deep Red, Lavender, White
  • Available : Late spring, Summer




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