- Height 18-22 Inches
- Width 16-24 Inches
- Use as a filler when using in containers
- Great for cut flower arrangements!
Talk about an award winner. Sunstar Rose pentas has earned perfect scores in at over 10 trial gardens throughout the country. Heat and drought tolerant, pentas are disease-resistant blooming machines. Sometimes called Egyptian star flower, Sunstar Rose gets about 22 inches tall and wide, making it a good candidate for a mass planting in the landscape or as filler in a pot. Sunstar Rose blooms all summer to frost.
Hummingbirds, butterflies and bees visit the star-shaped, pink, rounded flowers. The flower color may vary, depending on whether planted in sun or part shade. Sunstar pentas come in three other colors. The flowers can be cut for indoor enjoyment.
Sunstar® Rose Egyptian Star Flower Care
Grow pentas in full sun (6-plus hours) to part sun (4 to 6 hours). The more sun, the more plentiful large flowers you’ll have. Removing spent flowers, called deadheading, is not necessary to keep Sunstar pentas blooming.
It prefers decent soil and evenly moist conditions. It also can be grown in poor soil. Water when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch. Pentas is not recommended as a houseplant.
Sunstar® Rose Egyptian Star Flower Spacing
Plant one to three in about any size container, using the pentas as filler. In the landscape, plant 10 to 14 inches apart. Pentas are quite striking in a mass planting because of the long bloom period.
Sunstar® Rose Egyptian Star Flower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 11|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Flower Description: Rosy Pink|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 18-22 Inches|
|Spread: 16-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 10-14 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Use Types: Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting|
|Features: Cut Flower, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor|
|Scientific Name: Pentas lanceolata 'PEZZ0003' USPP 25,942, Can PBRAF|
|Common Name: Sunstar® Rose Egyptian Star Flower|
|Other Name(s): Egyptian Starcluster|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.