Bush penta, Panama rose, Rondeletia leucophylla

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Specifications

Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 5x7, 760ml or Polybag: 10x10, 3.9L
Plant height 12''

Description

Bush Penta, scientifically known as Rondeletia leucophylla, is a delightful evergreen shrub renowned for its clusters of tubular, pink to red flowers and glossy green foliage. The plant forms a rounded and bushy shape, making it a charming addition to gardens and landscapes. The dark green leaves provide an appealing backdrop for the vibrant blooms.


Light:

Prefers full sun to partial shade for optimal flowering.


Water:

Maintain regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry periods.


Soil:

Adaptable to various soil types but thrives in well-draining, fertile soil.


Fertilizers:

Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to encourage continuous flowering.


Temperature:

Suited for warm climates; protect from frost.


Propagation:

Commonly propagated through stem cuttings.


Pest and Diseases:

Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for aphids or scale insects and treat as needed.


Treatment:

Preventive measures include regular inspection for pests. In case of infestation, treat with appropriate insecticides or insecticidal soap.


Similar Looking Plants:

- Pentas lanceolata (Egyptian Star Cluster): Similar in flower structure, but Rondeletia leucophylla typically has larger clusters.


Mix Planting Recommendations:

- Combine with other flowering shrubs like Hibiscus for a colorful garden display.

- Plant alongside low-growing perennials or groundcovers for a layered landscape.


Aesthetic Uses:

Ideal for borders, hedges, or as a standalone ornamental shrub, Bush Penta adds a burst of color to gardens and attracts pollinators like butterflies and hummingbirds.

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