Pentas lanceolata

Common name: Pentas

Scientific name: Pentas lanceolata

Pentas, a fast growing, small to medium-sized herbaceous shrub that is very popular as an ornamental and potted plant. Pentas develop sparkling star-shaped flowers in red, white, lavender, purple, or pink. It blooms over a long period, even during the hottest weather conditions.


Environment Outdoor
Plant type Flowering plant
Available colors Red, Pink, White.
Growth habit Upright
Mature height 8 – 10 inches
Mature width 4 – 6 inches
Soil condition No specific soil conditions.
Sunlight Direct light
Water requirement Apply water based on the soil moisture condition.
Nutrition requirement Add flowering fertilizer once per 10 – 12 days.
Maintenance General crop maintenance practices.
Common issues No specific issues.
Pot size 14cm