Tag: Starflower

The Only Summer Container Annuals I’ll Ever Need

You know how it is. When you’re younger (early 50s, say), you want to experiment. Try out different plants in your containers for sun.

What The Heck Is This?

I noticed several of these enormous caterpillars on my Starflowers (Pentas lanceolata) this morning. Enormous and, I might add, really ugly. Note that the head and the butt (do caterpillars have a butt?) are kind of brown and slimy looking, as if it were pooping at both ends. Apparently Pentas are a host plant for …