General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Other: Star shaped
Flower Color: Red
Other: Dark red
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadhead faded flowers to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Egyptian Star Cluster
  • Star Flower
  • Pentas

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