What is Egyptian Starcluster
Egyptian Starcluster , called Pentas, or Pentas lanceolata, scientific name: Pentas lanceolata , is a non-cold-resistant or is an annual grass of the Rubiaceae family native to Madagasar, tropical Africa and Arabian Peninsula. The pointed tip is lanceolate or oval-shaped leaves, leaf veins on the leaf surface roughness has clearly. Spring through fall, funnel-shaped Tip 5 crack the star-shaped florets hemispherical compacted, bloom. Similar to Ixora flower. However, Ixora is for trees (evergreen shrub) and 4-petaled flowers bloom, star-shaped five-petaled flower (penta = 5) flower herb with pentas. Also has rounded petals of bouvardia bouvardia blooms four-valve, but the leaf veins are inconspicuous.
Common name: Egyptian Starcluster , scientific name:Pentas lanceolata, also known as : pentaz lanceolata, origin: tropical Africa and Arabian Peninsula, height: 20-40 cm, leaf shape: ovate, veins clear, blooms: single leaf margin: entire, phyllotaxis: vs., flower color: peach, red, red, white and blue-violet, lavender and white picotee, single blooming,double blooming, The flowering time: from March to October, flower diameter: 7 cm, florets diameter:1-1.5cm