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Pentas lanceolata - Star Flower

Pentas lanceolata - Star Flower (Pentas lanceolata - Star Flower)

This very widely grown shrub to 6ft/2m comes in many colors and blooms most of the year here in San Diego, CA. Photo taken in Balboa Park on May 25, 2011.

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OOOOh, I would love one of these...Thanks Delonix, back to the garden center today.

26 May, 2011



Even though this plant is pretty should grow well there in Corfu. I had a huge red flowering shrub, when I lived Mission San Jose, Fremont - San Francisco Bay Area.

26 May, 2011


Alexandramou could grow them as a summer perennial, like we do, Delonix.

30 May, 2011



I'm sure if Corfu has bougainvillea everywhere like here...I'm sure it could be grown in Corfu, Greece as an evergreen shrub.

30 May, 2011


Could easily be...we get just enough frost most years to make it a perennial or die-back shrub, while Bougies are evergreen most years.

31 May, 2011

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