Pentas is an annual flowering plant in the genus Pentas. It is native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. The plant is a member of the Rubiaceae family.
The Plant is an evergreen perennial that grows to a height of 1-2 m. The plant has dark green leaves and white, pink, or purple flowers. The plant is used as an ornamental plant in gardens and as a cut flower.
Plant prefers well-drained, sandy or loamy soil with a pH of 6.0-7.5.
Plant is drought tolerant but prefers regular watering during the growing season.
Plant should be fertilized monthly with a balanced fertilizer.
Plant can be pruned to shape as needed.
Plant blooms from spring to fall.
Plant needs full sun to partial shade.
Plant prefers warm temperatures and will not tolerate frost.
Plant can be propagated by seed or cuttings.