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Hypoestes phyllostachya (Polka Dot Plant)Hypoestes phyllostachya

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Tender Shrub
What is Tender Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Susceptible to damage or death at temperatures below 5C.


Grown for its colourful, spotty foliage

Neat, compact habit

Ideal for patio pots and beds, or can be grown as an evergreen house plant

Description How to Grow Delivery Video
A fantastic foliage plant, Hypoestes phyllostachya (Polka Dot Plant), has dark green leaves, mottled with with either cream or pink. They can be planted outside in a patio planter, or sunny border, and look great in modern, exotic, and gothic style gardens. As a tender plant, they are usually planted as annuals in British gardens, or they can be kept over winter in a greenhouse, for frost protection. They can also be grown indoors as houseplants, making them a great olant for conservatories. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Conservatory, Exotic Garden, Greenhouse, Patio


sun or semi shade

30cm (12in)

30cm (12in)


Flowering Months
Feed and water regularly until plants are well established. When grown as a houseplant, Hypoestes phyllostachya should be grown at a minimum temperature of 10c (50F).


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