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The Hypoestes, commonly known as the Polka Dot Plant, is a Type 4 plant. This vibrant and eye-catching plant is celebrated for its uniquely patterned leaves, speckled with spots or blotches in shades of pink, red, or white against a contrasting green background. It's a fantastic choice for adding a pop of color and texture to any indoor space.

Good to Know

  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light to maintain its vivid coloration. Too much direct sunlight can fade the spots, while too little light can diminish the leaf patterns.
  • Water: Likes consistent moisture. Water regularly to keep the soil evenly moist, but avoid overwatering and soggy soil.
  • Soil: Thrives in free-draining, rich soil. Ensure pots have adequate drainage.
  • Temperature: Prefers warm and stable temperatures. Avoid cold drafts and sudden temperature changes.
  • Humidity: Enjoys higher humidity levels. Consider using a humidifier or placing the plant on a pebble tray with water.
  • Growth: A relatively fast grower, it can be pinched back to encourage bushier growth and prevent legginess.
  • Origin: Native to Madagascar, known for its decorative leaves and adaptability to indoor growing conditions.

Who's it for?

The Hypoestes is perfect for anyone looking to add a touch of lively color to their home or office. Its unique appearance and moderate care requirements make it suitable for a wide range of plant enthusiasts, from beginners to more experienced indoor gardeners.

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Plant Size Chart

Check out the breakdown of pot sizes that each of our sizing options represent across our range of plants, if you need to know the specifics for your chosen plant, please feel free to contact us at info@thewateredgarden.co.uk



Pot Diameter (cm)


5.0 - 6.5


7.0 - 10.0


10.5 - 15.5


16.0 - 22.0


22.5 +