Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids

( Pentas  Hybrid Graffiti Mix)

 Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Origins:

Native to tropical regions of Africa.

This compact low growing selection of an old garden favorite provides a long lasting bloom season perfect for
front of the border plantings for our North Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine area hot humid
summers.

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Preferred Exposure:

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids will prefer a full sun or partial shade partial sun
location but will flower well in areas that only receive a few hours of light a day.

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Foliage:

– Dark green compact foliage.

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Soil Preference / Salt tolerance:

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids is not particular about the components of the soil
it is planted in providing they are planted in a well draining location.

– Salt tolerance for Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids  is unknown.

Pentas Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Size Variance:

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids is a low growing Penta selection only
reachig 12-15 inches in height and width!

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Growth Habit:

– Densely foliated plants are well bracnced and tend to be as wide as they are
tall forming a mounded habit.

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Growth Rate:

– Fast growing Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids can be expected to reach its full
height in the first season in the North Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine area landcape.

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Bloom:

– Three inch wide clusters of star shaped tubular blooms in late spring summer and
fall. Mix contains both White / Pink / Red /  Purple colored blooms. Really very showy blooms.

Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids Water Requirements:

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids will require supplimental irrigation for best
results.

Butterfly or Bird Attracting:

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids will attract butterflies to your gardens
landscape. Hummingbirds will be attracted in particular to the Red selection.

Best Uses For Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids in the North Florida | Jacksonville |
St. Augustine area garden:

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids have been a personal favorite of mine through the
years, and for good reason. They are a great low maintenance plant selection for loads of booms with almost no
maintenance after planting.

– Butterfly and hummingbird attracting flower!

– Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids makes a great companion plant for other perennials
in the garden and adds an instant cottage garden feel when planted in any landscape.

– Plant in masses for easy maintenance blooms that make a great flowering display
all during the spring summer and fall seasons in the North Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine area
landscapes.

Care of Pentas Pentas Graffiti Mixed Hybrids in the North Florida | Jacksonville |
St. Augustine area landscape:

– Water every day during the establishment period after planting in the garden from
a nursery container, once plants have established themselves into the landscape taper water back to just a
weekly application if local rainfall levels are low.

– Perennial in central and south Florida this selection of Pentas is most often
planted as an annual and replaced at the end of the season with cool season annudals. If it suits you, leave
foliage and roots in place they may , depending on the winter regrow for you in th efollowing season. ( I
would recommend covering the base of the plant with a thick layer of pine straw that you can remove the
following spring and trim off dead stalks as new growth appears )

– Fertilize each spring and again in mid summer and fall with a handful of garden
compost or a mixture of Milorganite and a slow release poly coated plant food
such as

Osmocote or Stay Green general purpose plant food
or 10-10-10.