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Butterfly Deep Pink Pentas lanceolata

(3 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
24" 18"
Height
18 - 24"
Spread
10 - 18"
  • Details

    Features

    Large pink flowers with excellent vigor

    Award Winner
    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    10 - 15 Inches
    Spread: 
    10 - 18 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in combinations, monocultures in all container types, and the landscape; also use as a cut flower

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Heat Tolerant.

  • 3 Reviews

    • Russell Studebaker
      Texas
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Beautiful flowers and great butterfly sightings!

      LM
      Texas
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • These flowers are very attractive and they attract alot of butterflies. Love them!!

      Patricia
      Hawaii
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
  • 8 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2006 Flame Proof Dallas Arboretum
    2006 Flame Proof Dallas Arboretum
    2006 Flame Proof Dallas Arboretum
    2006 Flame Proof Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
    2005 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
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