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PENTAS lanceolata 'New Look Red'( NEW LOOK SERIES)
Egyptian Starcluster, Pentas, Starflower
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Sure to draw a fluttering dance of butterflies and hungry hummingbirds, New Look Red Egyptian starcluster is a small, compactly sized plant with vibrant red flowers often used in annual beds. This tropical, shrubby, tender perennial have dark green, lance-shaped leaves and bears many clusters of small tubular, star-shaped, red flowers with tiny white eyes when temperatures are warm. It is everblooming and appreciates regular deadheading to ensure a continual flush of new blossoms.
Heat, humidity and drought tolerant once established, 'New Look Red' prospers in full to part sun and fertile, well drained soil. It is a vigorous tender perennial that is ideally used as an annual bedding plant for front edges of sunny borders, butterfly gardens, and small hanging baskets, window boxes and patio containers.
12 - 1
10 - 15
A1, A2, A3, H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
6"-10" / 15.2cm - 25.4cm
6"-8" / 15.2cm - 20.3cm
Africa, Northern Africa
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Spring, Summer, Fall
Green, Dark Green
Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Hanging Basket, Mixed Border, Tropical
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