I grow these every year in containers and in ground and they are beautiful!
Butterfly Deep Rose Pentas lanceolata
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).
Large rose-colored flowers with excellent vigorAward WinnerHeat TolerantDrought TolerantAttracts:Butterflies
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:18 - 24 InchesSpacing:10 - 15 InchesSpread:10 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:PinkFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in combinations, monocultures in all container types, and the landscape; also use as a cut flowerMaintenance Notes:
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Susan, Indiana, United States, 11 years ago
Perfect to add color and structure to deck plantings. Drought tolerant. Bounces back quickly when water is low. Continuous blooming with regular fertilizer.Susan Scott, Indiana, United States, 11 years ago
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