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Pentas

The Pentas Lanceolata originates from Africa and the Middle East and it is widespread in the cultivation. They are perennial plants that, in right climatic conditions, bloom for a long period of time; if the heat is sufficient, they start blooming at the end of the winter and they continue until autumn. Pentas are very suitable for the butterfly garden, meaning that their continuous blooming attracts butterflies, bees and other useful insects into the garden. They prefer sunny positions, they well withstand heat. Watering should be regular.

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Botanical name

Botanical name

Pentas

Common name

Common name

Pentas

Variety

Variety

Pentas lanceolata

Flower color

Flower color

Rosso, fucsia e bianco

Temperature

Temperature

10°

Exposure

Exposure

Pieno sole o mezz’ombra

Water needs

Water needs

Medie

Flowering

Flowering

Primaverile-estiva

Availability

Availability

Maggio-Luglio

Availability

May, June, July

Exposure

Full sun, Half shade

Flowering

Spring, Summer

Water need

Average