Red Penta - Pentas lanceolata - Butterfly Nectar Plant
Red Penta, Egyptian Star Flower
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: 18-24 in.
Light Requirements: Full sun
Water/Soil Requirements: Grows well in a variety of soil types, prefers well-drained soil
Propagation: Seeds and cuttings
Plant Red Penta in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!
Red Penta (Pentas lanceolata), also known as Egyptian Star Flower, is an excellent butterfly nectar plant. It is a perennial that grows to around 2 feet in height. The bright red flower clusters will attract butterflies to your yard each year.