Scientific Name: Hypoestes phyllostachya Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:polka-dot plantTexture:Medium
Family Name:AcanthaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Africa Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, Violet, Pink, Purple, Can flower any month
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, May- Jun
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Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Foliage is green or red with heavily spotted white, pink or red dots between leaf veins. Leaves opposite, ovate, and up to 7cm long.