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Polka Dot Plant Select Splash White

Most familiar as a houseplant, the colorful and cheery foliage is also excellent for part-shaded garden borders and containers. Green leaves are spotted and splashed with either pink or white in varying patterns. Easy to grow, add a little color to your indoor space then plant outdoors. Grows 6-12”.

25 seeds

 

PLANTING

Hypoestesphyllostachya

Annual

Germination:3-10 days

Germination Temperature:Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperature for germination. Transplant 6-12” apart after the last frost. 

Sowing Outdoors: Direct sowing is not recommended 

Growth Habit:Mounded

Height and Width:6-12” x 6-12”  

Spacing:6-12” apart

Light Needs: Outdoors- part sun, indoors- bright indirect light 

Soil Needs:Average to fertile, well-drained. 

Approximate days to flower from seed:Sizable seedlings are ready 10-12 weeks after sowing.

Uses:  Shaded garden areas, containers, houseplant

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Pinch off tall stems for bushier foliage.Keep the soil lightly moist, but try not to overwater.