Rose Hypoestes

Splash Rose Hypoestes, also known as Polka Dot Plant, has rose and green splotched leaves that are slightly darker than the Splash Pink.  How much rose develops depends on how much light they receive during the day. The more light, the more the rose will develop. Too much sun will cause the leaves to burn so pick a location where Hypoestes will get morning sun and afternoon shade.

Hypoestes is a versatile, easy to grow plant that is typically known for its unusual and striking foliage colors. It’s vivid color patterns have made it a popular and eye-catching addition to any garden or indoor space. If your plant gets too tall or leggy, just pinch it back. If you have Hypoestes as a house plant, mist them occasionally because they like humidity.

Size: #4

Spacing: Plant 6″ to 8″ apart.

Height: Grows 6″ to 12″ tall.

How To Grow: Plant in part sun to full shade.

Outstanding Features: Grows well in a variety of settings from the flower bed to indoor planters.

Tips: Keep soil moderately moist, but not constantly soaked.

Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes, Indoor

 polka dot plant
Picture © 2016 Parks Brothers Farm, Inc.

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