Pentas Star Scientific Name : Pentas lanceolata
Common Name : Pentas
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright
Spacing : 8 – 12″ (20 – 30cm)
Height : 12 – 22″ (30 – 56cm)
Width : 10 – 18″ (25 – 46cm)
Exposure : Sun
Pentas Star Grower Information :
Seed supplied as: Pelleted.
Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 10 weeks
- A sure winner! Combines a unique look for pentas, while still offering the heat/humidity performance this class is known for.
- Distinctive star pattern combines easily with other varieties, adding an exciting component for warm/hot season combinations.
- Finishes fast for speed to market, and follow-up blooming keeps the plants in full colour and looking good all season.
PENTAS GLITTERATI RED STAR GERMINATION STAGES (FROM SEED TO FINISHED YOUNG PLANT)
Pentas Glitterati Red Star Stage I Starts with the radicle breaking through the testa. The roots are touching the medium. Ends with fully developed cotyledons.
Stage II Starts from fully developed cotyledons. Ends with the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair.
Stage III Starts from the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair and ends with 80% of the young plants being marketable.
Stage IV All young plants are ready for sale and in the process of being hardened off. This stage lasts about 7 days.
Pentas Glitterati Purple Star The cultural recommendations are based on results from trials conducted under Central European conditions. Different conditions in other parts of the world may lead to deviations in results achieved.