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Star Clusters

Pentas lanceolata
Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available in spring. Check with your local store for current availability.  

Tender perennial with an upright bushy growth habit, used for containers and shady beds. Beautiful clusters of star shaped flowers in shades of white, pink, purple and red throughout summer. Can flower in full shade!

Plant with Sweet Potato Vine


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade or Full Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 1-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched soil with good drainage. In summer, feed monthly with a water all purpose fertilizer. Deadhead regularly for more blooms. 



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