Pentas lanceolata ‘Graffiti Red Lace’ 1
Pentas lanceolata ‘Graffiti Red Lace’ 1

Pentas lanceolata
‘Graffiti Red Lace’

(Pentas)
(Egyptian Star Cluster)
USDA Zone: 9 - 11
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Origin: Tropical East Africa
Type: Herbaceous perennial; tropical; perennial

Typical Height: 1.5’-3’
(0.45 – 0.90 mts)
Typical Spread: 1.5’-3’
(0.45 – 0.90 mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Low
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Pink
Flowering Season: Year-round
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Rubiaceae
Propagation: Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
4.5” Pot
1G

Typical planting distance:
18”O.C.
(0.45mts)

Common Uses: Beds; Flowering perennial
Category: Small Shrubs 

Notes: Pentas easily attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

In this Photo:
Pentas lanceolata
‘Graffiti Red Lace’
(Pentas)
Flower close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
May 2014
Coral Gables
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/190368/

http://www.petittigardencenter.com/index.php/plant-list/details/3/118129

http://www.pikenursery.com/graffiti-red-lace-pentas.html