Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Hypoestes phyllostachya, 'Pink Splash', Polka Dot Plant

Common Name: Polka Dot Plant

Genus: Hypoestes

Species: phyllostachya

Cultivar or Variety: 'Pink Splash'

Characteristics: Has deep green leave s that are splashed with bands of pink.Dopes well as a potte dplant and good accent plant for containers.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
10-14 days

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
6 - 8 inches

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
No

Flower Color
Lt. Pink
Dark Green

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
No

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Hanging Baskets
Planters

Image
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