Egyptian starcluster. Pentas lanceolata, commonly known as Egyptian Starcluster, is a species of flowering plant in the madder family, Rubiaceae that is native to much of Africa as well as Yemen. It is known for its wide use as a garden plant where it often accompanies butterfly gardens. Egyptian star cluster or star flower grows 3-6’ tall in its native habitat. It is a many-branched plant that features 4” wide rounded clusters of star-shaped flowers in red, pink, magenta, lilac or white.
Shooting Star: The Giroselle of Virginia (Dodecatheon meadia or Dodecatheon pauciflorum) is a hardy perennial plant whose flower is renowned for its beauty. This plant reaches 40 cm high and 25 cm in diameter. Its toothed, 10-25 cm long oval leaves are pale green in the medium. Flowering from March to may, umbels consisting of approximately 15 flowers pink-magenta, 1 to 2 cm long, on vigorous stems. Origin: Southwest USA.
A Moon Garden is filled with plants and flowers that are meant to be most appreciated at dusk or after sunset. Moon Gardens contain flowers that bloom at night, flowers that echo the shapes of the night and flowers that attract night pollinators: Giant Hollyhock, Queen Anne's Lace, Star Flower, Baby's Breath, Flowering Tobacco, Snow in Summer.