Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Pentas lanceolata, 'New Look White', Egyptian Stars

Common Name: Egyptian Stars

Family: Rubiaceae

Genus: Pentas

Species: lanceolata

Cultivar or Variety: 'New Look White'

Characteristics: Butterflies love this plant. Has 5 star petalled blooms in 3" clusters.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
No

Days to Germination
10-14 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
8 - 10 inches

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Planters

Image
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