Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Pentas lanceolata, Graffiti Pink, Egyptian Star Flower

Common Name: Egyptian Star Flower

Family: Rubiaceae

Genus: Pentas

Species: lanceolata

Cultivar or Variety: Graffiti Pink

Characteristics of Plant
Dwarf form, clear pink color

Plant Height
8 - 10 inches
10 - 12 inches

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Image
(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Graffiti Pink up close"
[ Comment ]

Posted by Bluespiral on Feb 18, 2012 9:12 AM CST:
Pentas lanceolata 'Graffiti White' self-sowed in our zone 7a garden over the 2010-2011 winter, so the Graffiti Pentas might be a good candidate for wintersowing here, in mild winters. The volunteers came up thickly and bloomed late.

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