Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Pentapetes phoenicea, Noon Flower

Common Name: Noon Flower

Family: Malvaceae

Genus: Pentapetes

Species: phoenicea

Life Cycle

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet
4 -6 feet


Flower Color
Dark Pink

Nutritional Needs

Attractive to Wildlife

Posted by poisondartfrog on Jan 19, 2012 5:06 AM CST:
Pink and white strains exist, but typical flower color is deep rust red with burnished foliage. Another historic selection grown at Monticello, this plant originates in Southern Asia and does best planted out once soils are warm.

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