Pink Polka Dot leaf detail with new and mature foliage Pink Polka Dot Plant has variegation that looks just like polka dots
Pink Polka Dot leaf detail with new and mature foliage Pink Polka Dot Plant has variegation that looks just like polka dots

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Pink Polka Dot Plants

Hypoestes phyllostachya

This is a very popular little plant, and we think it is just adorable. The variegation on the foliage truly does look just like little pink polka dots. Brighten up your home by putting a Pink Polka Dot Plant on a windowsill in bright indirect sunlight for the best show of color.

Growzone: 10-11

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Pink Polka Dot Plant, or pink Hypoestes phyllostachya, is a very trendy little plant. The dappled foliage truly looks just like little pink polka dots, and this color is sure to brighten your day. Bring home some joy with a bright Pink Polka Dot Plant. Also called the confetti plant or freckle face plant, and trust us, it's easy to see why.


Growing Zone: 10-11
Mature Height: 6 to 12 inches indoor, up to 26 inches outdoors
Mature Width: 6 to 12 inches
Classification: Tropical
Sunlight: Bright indirect light to filtered light
Habit: Spreading
Foliage: Green with pink dots
Soil Condition: Well draining
Water Requirements: Even moisture, likes to dry out completely between waterings
Uses: Perfect in well-lit places
This Plants Growzone: 10-11 Pink Polka Dot Plants Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Pink Polka Dot Plants

Before you buy a Pink Polka Dot Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.

What is the best light for Pink Polka Dot Plants?

What is the best light for Pink Polka Dot Plants?

Pink Polka Dot Plants will display their brightest colors in bright, indirect light.

What type of soil is best for my Pink Polka Dot Plant?

What type of soil is best for my Pink Polka Dot Plant?

Pink Polka Dot Plants prefer a loose soil with lots of drainage and organic matter. Mixing a potting soil with peat and cactus soil mix will introduce both of those elements to your potting soil.

How do I water Pink Polka Dot Plants?

How do I water Pink Polka Dot Plants?

Pink Polka Dot Plants are very communicative since they will droop if they need more water, and spring right back up once they've had their fill. Let the soil dry out some between watering. If unsure, check the top inch of soil to see if it is dry to the touch. If not yet, then it is OK to wait a little longer.

How do I fertilize Pink Polka Dot Plants Plants?

How do I fertilize Pink Polka Dot Plants Plants?

Pink Polka Dot Plants will benefit from a 1/2 strength usage of a general purpose liquid fertilizer every few weeks in summer and again in the spring. Make sure to prune your Polka Dot Plants to maintain the shape that you want, or else they can grow to be too leggy.


Additional Information

Polka dot plants are perhaps one of the easiest plants to grow for even the most inexperienced plant parent. It's an adorable little plant that makes a big splash of color. Place the polka dot plant in a bright window but avoid direct sunlight for the most intense color. If it doesn't get enough light, you'll notice that the colors aren't quite as vivid, and it may get leggy as it stretches for light.

Polka dot plants are often seen in miniature gardens, and it makes a wonderful fairy garden plant. One of our favorite uses for the little gem of a plant is in the mixed containers that we put at our office entrances and even on our patios at home. You'll find so many places to use polka dot plants.  It blends well with other plants, and you don't have to worry about it overpowering other plants in your containers. 

How to Grow Polka Dot Plants

Warm temperatures and higher humidity levels will keep your Pink Polka dot plant at its happiest. These plants tend to get leggy if they don't get enough light; if this happens, it's easy to correct by giving it more light, and pinching the tips off of the longer stems will promote a thicker, bushier plant. This will also help the plant to grow healthier and more vigorously. Occasionally a happy polka dot plant may bloom; typically, this may happen in the warmer summer months. It is recommended to pinch the flowers off as you see them appear as flowering saps the leaves' energy and may make the color less vibrant.


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