Hypoestes Seeds - Hypoestes Pink Polka Dot Flower Seed

Hypoestes Seeds - Pink Polka Dot

Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 9 - 10

Height: 8 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Insignificant

Bloom Color: Pink

Foliage Color: Dark Green w/ Pink

Environment: Partial shade to full shade

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: Yes

Latin Name: Hypoestes Sanguinolenta

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65F

Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil

Sowing Rate: 8 - 10 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 12 - 16 inches

Care & Maintenance: Hypoestes

Hypoestes (Hypoestes Sanguinolenta Pink Polka Dot) - Grown for its variegated, attractive foliage, use this delightful plant indoors as a perennial or outdoors in the shade garden as an annual. Hypoestes Pink Polka Dot plant grows readily from flower seeds and will reach just 8 - 12 inches tall and 9 inches wide. One of the most effortless house plants or shade plants you will ever grow. An annual foliage plant (or greenhouse perennial), it springs right up from flower seed, quickly reaching its mature size. The large, pointed leaves arise from the central stem, creating a neat rosette that looks lovely in the front of the border or in containers of all sizes. The foliage is dark green very heavily splattered with light pink, so that on most leaves, only the midrib and veining remain green.

Hypoestes Pink Polka Dot is a great choice to mix in with other foliage plants in the shade. Its pink will sure stand out amongst other plants and give your beds a unique look. Pink Polka Dot will give months of color and enjoyment in the house too! Sow Polka Dot plant seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before frost season has passed. Use well-draining potting soil and gently press Hypoestes seeds into soil. Covering with plastic wrap to hold in heat and moisture is helpful. Pink Polka Dot plants tend to get leggy, so do not hesitate to pinch them back to encourage a more compact plant. Grow as a perennial houseplant or an annual outdoor plant in zones 3 - 8. May grow as a perennial in USDA zone 9.