Egyptian Starcluster

Pentas lanceolata

  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Egyptian Starcluster
  • Flower name
    Egyptian Starcluster
  • Scientific name
    Pentas lanceolata
  • Aliasペンタス, Egyptian star flower, ペンタス・ランケオラタ, エジプシャン ・スターフラワー, 草山丹花, Pentas lanceolata
  • Place of originMadagasar, tropical Africa and Arabian Peninsula
  • Place of floweringGarden, Horticultural species, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersThere is hope

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


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Rubiaceae
  • Genus
    Pentas
  • Species
    P. lanceolata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Compound scape inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial or annual grass
  • Flower colorsRed Pink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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