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FenwayGardener

I have a large shade garden in the Fenway Victory Gardens in Boston for 18 years. However a booming rabbit population over several years has killed m

Pentas lanceolata 'Starcluster Red'

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FenwayGardener

Pentas has been a great addition to the garden. Mid-October completely green & still blooming

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FenwayGardener

All of the pentas plants are still blooming. Not quite photo ready but I managed to get one decent shot

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FenwayGardener

#macro shot of a male #pentas flower

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FenwayGardener

#macro shot of female #pentas flowers

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FenwayGardener

I figured out a way to take better #macro images. I discovered that #pentas have male & female plants. It's a shame that they're annuals in my zone 6

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saco

@FenwayGardener Red like the Sox on the right, left is for the pink hats

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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FenwayGardener

Captured moments ago. A #bumblebee on one of my #pentas #victorygarden #communitygarden #shadegarden #fenway #boston #fenwayvictorygardens #urbangarden

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FenwayGardener

Four different #pentas. The pinks bloom the best.

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jamesshobbs

Love these

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jayf

I have one of the pink love it very beautiful picture

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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FenwayGardener

These three pentas are different shades of pink. #pentas #victorygarden #communitygarden #fenway #fenwayvictorygardens #urbangarden

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FenwayGardener

This #pentas has a great colors

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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FenwayGardener

I've gotten #pentas in four different colors. This one's flowers aren't as full as some of the others.

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FenwayGardener

I'll be using more #pentas next year.

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FenwayGardener

It's a tough color to take a picture of, but here's my red #pentas

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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FenwayGardener

I needed a punch of color so I picked up a few more #Pentas Hard to see but these are two different shades of pink

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franshinegee

I've never heard of Pentax, do you know if it goes by another name?

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brightcolours

I'm a convert!! #pink #collage

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FenwayGardener

@franshinegee there are several colors. Here's a web link https://g.co/kgs/Pi9kzk

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FenwayGardener

#Pentas starcluster red

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