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Pentas lanceolata

Egyptian Star Cluster, Rubiaceae. East Africa to Southern Arabia. Large, brilliant clusters of 1/2 to 3/4 inch star-shaped flowers are produced all year on easy-to-grow plants well suited to container culture. Our selection of mostly older cultivars are taller, more vigorous plants than the compact bedding plants available elsewhere. They are ideal cut flowers. Grows 3 to 4 ft, part shade, frost tender.

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Pentas Collection Pentas Collection
Code: PLC3
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Egyptian Star Cluster

3 different, our choice. Rubiaceae

 
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Pentas lanceolata Compact Lavender Pentas lanceolata 'Compact Lavender'
Code: 59901
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This variety is a dwarf form but has very unique bluish lavender flowers. Rubiaceae

 
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Pentas lanceolata Crimson Star Pentas lanceolata 'Crimson Star'
Code: 59903
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Tall grower, bright, deep red flowers. Rubiaceae

 
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Pentas lanceolata Nova Pentas lanceolata 'Nova'
Code: 59906
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Vigorous tall grower, extra large pink cerise flowers. Rubiaceae

 
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Pentas lanceolata Orchid Star Pentas lanceolata 'Orchid Star'
Code: 59904
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Tall grower, extra large orchid purple flowers. Rubiaceae

 
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Pentas lanceolata Silver Star Pentas lanceolata 'Silver Star'
Code: 59907
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Tall grower, pure white flowers. Rubiaceae

 
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Pentas lanceolata Southern Star Pentas lanceolata 'Southern Star'
Code: 69092
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Tall, bicolored flowers of clear pink shading to deep rose-pink centers. Rubiaceae

 
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Peperomia caperata Rosso Peperomia caperata 'Rosso'
Code: 90641
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Emerald Ripple Radiator Plant

New! This perfect houseplant shows off glossy green deeply grooved leaves with dark veins and contrasting undersides of rich red. Grows about 8 inch high and wide in bright, indirect light. The reddish flower spikes poke up through the leaves with tiny whitish flowers. The parent species is native to Central and South America. (D, F, H, T) Piperaceae

 
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Peperomia clusiifolia Jellie Peperomia clusiifolia 'Jellie'
Code: 90584
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(Syn.: Peperomia clusiifolia 'Tricolor'), Variegated Red Edge Peperomia

This is one of the showiest peperomias. The thick reddened stems are adorned with striking succulent leaves of green, cream, and rosy-pink, bordered with red margins. It's a compact grower making it ideal for the house or greenhouse. Grow it in bright light for best coloring, but not direct sunlight. This easy plant should be grown in potting soil that drains well and only watered when the top of the soil is dry. It's very sensitive to water-logged soil and does best if slightly pot-bound. Feed monthly with a balanced liquid fertilizer. It produces greenish-white flower spikes, which can be pruned off to make a tidier plant. The parent species to this cultivar is native to the West Indies and Venezuela. USDA zones 10b - 11. Piperaceae

 
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Peperomia obtusifolia Golden Gate Peperomia obtusifolia 'Golden Gate'
Code: 90585
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Golden Gate Baby Rubber Plant

This is a striking variegated houseplant with uniquely patterned leaves of creamy yellow and pale green with borders of dark green. Succulent leaves are thick and waxy. Sometimes listed as Peperomia magnifolia 'Golden Gate'. Grow it in bright light for best coloring, but not direct sunlight. This easy plant should be grown in potting soil that drains well and only watered when the top of the soil is dry. It's very sensitive to water-logged soil and does best if slightly pot-bound. Feed monthly with a balanced liquid fertilizer. It produces greenish-white flower spikes, which can be pruned off to make a tidier plant. The parent species to this cultivar is native to southern Florida and the Caribbean. USDA zones 10b - 11. Piperaceae

 
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Peperomia rubella Peperomia rubella
Code: 90492
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Miniature trailer with tiny red backed leaves. Suitable for hanging basket, terrarium, vivarium or dish garden. Easy and colorful. Does best in a bright position protected from direct sunlight. Native to Jamaica. Piperaceae

 
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Pisonia grandis Alba Pisonia grandis 'Alba'
Code: 90336
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(Syn.: Pisonia alba), Moonlight Tree, Lettuce Tree

This small evergreen tree is grown for its foliage. Its canopy of luminous, pale yellow-green leaves creates a stunning effect in a tropical garden against a backdrop of dark foliage. Best color develops in full sun or bright shade. It prefers sandy soil and is resistant to salt spray. However, it cannot take any cold weather. It's strictly a tropical plant, only suitable for southern Florida, the Caribbean, Hawaii or in a warm greenhouse. Grows rapidly to 15 feet. The small inconspicuous flowers seldom appear. In the Pacific, its leaves are eaten like spinach. Native to Indian Ocean, South Pacific islands. USDA zones 11 - 12. Nyctaginaceae

 
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Plectranthus barbatus var grandis White Rhino Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino'
Code: 65302
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(Syn.: Solenostemon shirensis 'Variegata')

Rare variegated form of Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis. Lime green leaf with darker center veins and cream margin. Lamiaceae

 
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Plectranthus neochilus Dwarf Variegated Plectranthus neochilus 'Dwarf Variegated'
Code: 80090
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Fuzzy Wuzzy Plectranthus

Dwarf form with small leaves of various shades of green with white feathered edges. A new find for the indoor and outdoor variegated foliage lover. Use it in patio pots, window boxes, hanging baskets, or as a small ground cover in partial shade. Lamiaceae

 
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