Sensational showy evergreen shrub with large flame-red flowerheads, great for screening, hedges and containers. The cut flowers are perfect for creating arrangements. They flower for weeks and weeks at our nursery, amazing value.
DESCRIPTION: Evergreen ornamental shrub also known as giant pentas, featuring large clusters of longlasting crimson red flowers. USE IN: Plant as a feature or screening plant in tropical, mediterranean and oriental style gardens, containers, or anywhere you'd like to enjoy the masses of colour. Flowers are great as a cut flower! LOCATION: Prefers a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune regularly after flowering to promote dense growth and more prolific flowering . Apply slow release fertiliser during spring. Moderate water requirements. Protect from frost. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3 m H x 2 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.