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Hypoestes Splash Red
Hypoestes phyllostachya - Polka Dot Plant
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Native to South Africa, Madagascar and South East Asia, Hypoestes Phyllostachya is a colourful evergreen shrub commonly called Polka Dot Plant or Freckle Face Plant. It's a great way to add a splash of colour to your home or garden throughout spring. The 'Red Splash' variety has eye-catching foliage in a variegated red and green colour scheme that's bound to be the centre of attention. To achieve the best colour and to stop your plant getting too leggy, keep it in a brightly-lit position.

  • Feed early in the growing season.
  • Keep soil moist but not too wet.
  • Suitable for hanging baskets or grouping together in a large pot.
Size — 120mm
Growth Width — 30cm
Growth Height — 30cm
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Red
Light Requirements — Morning Sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Use a quality potting mix such as Supersoil Professional potting mix.

Watering needs

Allow soil to dry out between watering’s. Do not sit in saucers of water.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.