Polka dot plant grow and care – herbaceous subshrub of the genus Hypoestes also known as Hypoestes phyllostachya, Polka dot plant perennial evergreen or cold climate annual plant, used as ornamental plant for the colored leaves, can grow in tropics, subtropics, mediterranean or temperate climate indoor or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone: 11+ (as perennial) 5+ (as annual).

Polka dot plant leaves

Leaves colorful the color can be: red, pink, green, brown, white or purple, spot different color or shade that the color of the leaves and spot create patterns, the color organized in spots or dots.

Flowers color purple the flowers small and grow on stems.

Polka dot plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Brown leaves
  • Gray leaves
  • Orange leaves
  • Pink leaves
  • Purple leaf
  • Red leaves
  • White leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
  • Subshrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9