Invite bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to your garden with Sunstar® Red Pentas (or Egyptian Star Flower)! Clusters of bold raspberry-red flowers bloom all summer long, even without deadheading. Handsome dark green foliage serves as the perfect backdrop for its floriferous display. This award-winning annual is sure to dazzle in your garden!
Plant type: Annual
Plant size: 22" tall x 24" wide
Light: full sun (6+ hrs/day)
Pollinator value: attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and birds
Notable features: heat tolerant, low maintenance, long bloom time, fall interest, no deadheading, grows in poor soils, drought-tolerant, disease-resistant
Pot size: one quart
Plant name: Pentas lanceolata USPPAF
I love them
I planted the Red Pentas in our butterfly garden. They are growing beautifully! Every day I see more blooms. I am very pleased with the Sunstar Red Pentas!