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Pentas Red

Pentas lanceolata

An evergreen perennial wit an upright habit. Foliage is bright green and star-shaped flowers are formed in clusters.

  • Growing Tip: Suited to fertile well-drained soil. Sensitive to frost and cold. Water while growing. May be pruned hard in winter. Mulch and feed with a good thick layer of compost. Excellent in containers, borders and shrubberies. Plant for a striking mass display.
  • Position: Full sun to part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 45-60cm approx.
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Bee Attracting: Honey bees perform about 80% of all pollination worldwide. 70 out of the top 100 human food crops - which supply about 90% of the worlds nutrition - are pollinated by bees. - A bee friendly garden is a healthy garden. - Bees improve the flowering ability of many plants. - Bees help pollinate your fruit and veggie garden. - 90% of all food crops are pollinated by bees. Support local bee colonies by choosing plants for your garden which attract bees and provide a nectar source.




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