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Pentas lanceolata 'PAS94611'

Butterfly™ Red Star Flower

Star Flower

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This vigorous variety produces large red flowers with white eyes all season; great for all container types, and landscape applications; heat and drought tolerant

Description

This vigorous variety produces large red flowers with white eyes all season; great for all container types, and landscape applications; heat and drought tolerant

Landscape Attributes

Butterfly™ Red Star Flower is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Butterfly™ Red Star Flower is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Butterfly™ Red Star Flower will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

20 inches

18 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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