Pentas

Pentas

Commonly called star clusters, Pentas species bear hairy, ovate or lanceolate leaves and rounded or flat clusters of tubular to bell-shaped flowers, each with five lobes, or petals.  They thrive in full sun and rich, well-drained soil.  In the North, people grow them as bedding plants and replace each season.  This flower attracts hummingbirds. 

Specifications

  • Common Name: Egyptian Star Cluster
  • Bloom: Late Spring | Early Summer | Summer | Late Summer | Early Fall
  • Growth: 12-18 Inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water: Average