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Hypoestes phyllostachya Pink Splash

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hypoestes phyllostachya Pink Splash Polka Dot Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Rounded

An ornamental, perennial, herbaceous indoor plant that has attractive pink and green variegated foliage. It comes in a range of colour combinations with each plant having individual shades and markings. A great plant to add colour and to contrast green spaces. Can be grown outside in a protected position in warm climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Scale, White Fly

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Acanthaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green, Pink, Variegated
Flower Colour: Purple, Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: High
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low