Hippo® Rose Polka Dot Plant

Hypoestes phyllostachya

Easy care colorful foliage with striking colors and markings. Also adaptable as a houseplant, this heat tolerant annual performs best in full to part shade and regular waterings. A great choice for shade containers!


  • Light Needs: Bright light if indoors, shade if outside
  • Water Needs: Keep evenly moist in well-drained soil.
  • Bloom Season: N/A
  • Height: 1 - 2 feet
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • You can apply fertilizer once a month during the growing season (May through August)

    Barlow's strongly recommends not planting your tender annuals until nighttime temperatures consistently remain above 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Exposing these plants to temperatures below 55 degrees may lead to frost damage or the death of the plant.