Pentas attracts tropical butterflies

Top buterfly nectar plant. This flower is one of the top nectar plants for tropical butterflies. It flowers all year round if given sufficient light. It has recently been sold as a bedding plant in the UK but the flowers don't appear to attract our native butterfly species.

Name: Pentas

Latin: Pentas lanceolata - "Butterfly pink'

Family: Rubiaceae

Origin: Africa