Hypoestes ‘Polka Dot’


Hypoestes ‘Polka Dot’


Hypoestes ‘Polka Dot’

Also, known as the pink polka dot plant, your Hypoestes ‘Polka Dot’ has tons of personality and looks to kill! Its brightly spotted leaves stand out in the crowd, especially against other plants. Intrigued yet? I hope so. Popular in the ’80s, Hypoestes is having a bit of a comeback too – it’s all the rage among avid plant collectors on social media. This lovely little plant is native to South Africa, Madagascar and South East Asia. A warm windowsill that gets a couple of hours of bright light a day is ideal for your Hypoestes. Think West facing rather than South, as your Hypoestes prefer indirect light. Bright, indirect light is ideal for Hypoestes care – this will keep the colours vibrant! Too much light and the colour will fade, too little and they’ll disappear altogether.

Temperatures of around 18-20C are ideal. The polka dot plant prefers constantly moist but not soggy soil. It also likes it quite humid so misting occasionally will help you get the most out of your Hypoestes. Hypoestes aren’t safe for our furry friends. As well as being a popular perennial house plant, Hypoestes can also be grown outside as an annual plant in cooler climates. As well as the polka dot plant, Hypoestes is also known as the flamingo plant, freckle face, freckle plant, and measles plant. And, it also comes in red and white varieties

  • Botanical Name: Hypoestes Phyllostachys
  • Common Name(s): Polka Dot Plant
  • Description: Native to South Africa, Madagascar, and Southeast Asia, the polka dot plant is a lively and beautiful little plant with brightly spotted leaves that stand out especially well against other plants. Put them in a mass of ferns or ivies, and their colors will stand out in bright contrast. In colder climates, it is an annual plant, expected to live for about one year and die off after its sprout. In tropical climates, it is a perennial that lives a long time.

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