Pentas lanceolata 'Starcluster Appleblossom'

Egyptian Star Cluster

New to the market in 2014 was the Starcluster Series of pentas from Syngenta Flowers.  These vigorous, low maintenance, heat tolerant, butterfly and hummingbird attracting plants have been a hit among gardeners.  Starcluster Lavender will give you rich, vibrant large flowers clusters of lavender star shaped blooms.

Height: 18-22 in

Spread: 22-24 in

USDA Zone: Zone 11

Growing Tips for Homeowners:

  • Large, richly colored flower clusters supported by strong stems
  • Ideal product for gallon an dlarger production
  • Vibrant flowers bloom in uniform window and are a magnet for pollinators
  • Upright habits are ideal for impactful summer combinations

Characteristics & Attributes:


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Mini Flower
  • No Deadheading
  • Cut Flower
  • Heat Tolerant

Design Use:

  • Rock Garden
  • Cut Flower
  • Mass Planting
  • Ground Cover
  • Edging
  • Tropical
  • Container
  • Window Boxes
  • Border

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Average

Vigor:

  • Medium