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Pentas lanceolata - Star Flowers

Pentas lanceolata - Star Flowers

A close up of the flowers. This plant is in the Rubiaceae family which is the same family as Coffea arabica - Coffee. Pic taken Feb. 1, 2009. On a beautiful warm day in Sunny San Diego, CA.

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Love this! Brilliant colours on this pentas - I don't have this one so it's on my list! Great photo!

2 Feb, 2009



Thanks for the compliment!

This is one of the very common varities of Pentas available here in San Diego, CA. So many usual hybrids are becoming available in the last couple of years. Sometimes I will see the unusual orange-flowered variety.

5 Feb, 2009


Not surprised it has gone on Bernieh's list.
It is very pretty.

9 Feb, 2009

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