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Pentas, White

Pentas, White

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Native to Africa and Yemen, the pentas plant attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. It flowers in clusters and has dark, coarse leaves.

Scientific Name:Pentas lanceolata

Common Names:pentas, Egyptian starcluster, star flower

Flower Colour: white

Bloom Time:round the year

Maximum Reachable Height:4feet

Difficulty to Grow:easy

Care:keep indoors during harsh winters

Sunlight:full sun

Soil:a well-drained soil that doesn't stay soggy after heavy rainfall or irrigation

Water:pentas are somewhat drought tolerant, but keep young plants well-watered

Fertiliser: use balanced organic fertiliser every few months

Ornamental Use: often used in butterfly gardens

Medicinal Use:

used in herbal treatment of lymphadenitis
an ingredient of painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and antibiotics

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