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Week 40 – October 02, 2023

Plant Information

Splash Select™ Pink Hypoestes

  • Splash Select™ Pink Hypoestes - Bloom
  • Splash Select™ Pink Hypoestes - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Hypoestes phyllostachya

Common Name: Polka Dot Plant

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: The leaves of the dwarf series have large, uniform spots. Works well in gardens and as an indoor lifestyle plant. Heat and shade tolerant.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

  • The grower’s choice for mass market pot production, with excellent shipping tolerance and shelf life. 
  • Crop time can be reduced by planting multiple-sown young plants in each pot. 
  • Heat tolerant and shade tolerant. 
  • Can be used as an indoor plant or offered with other bedding annuals.
  • The garden height for this plant is 10 to 18 in./25 to 46 cm; the height listed above is potted height.

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