Hypoestes phyllostachya (polka dot/freckle face plant)

The Hypoestes phyllostachya is native to South Africa, Madagascar, and South East Asia.

Commonly called Polka Dot Plant or Freckle Face Plant the Hypoestes phyllostachya is a colourful evergreen shrub.

Great to add a splash of colour to your garden and home in spring. The Red Splash will make a lovely little feature for on a table or in your garden.

Feed early in the growing season for growth, keep in a bright light position for best colour and to stop it getting too leggy.

Plant Group


Size (Can grow to)

Medium 10cm-30cm

Growth Habit



Bright Light


Medium. Keep your Hypoestes soil moist but not too wet.

Available size: 130mm in white, pink, red and triple splash

Additional information


White, Pink, Red, Triple Splash