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Polka Dot Plant

Hypoestes phyllostachya

Description:

From Wikipedia: "Hypoestes phyllostachya is cultivated as an ornamental plant commonly used as a houseplant but can also be grown outside as an annual plant. The most common type has green leaves with pink spots, although it can range from white to any shade of pink to red. It may produce small pink/purple flowers that sightly resemble scented geraniums. Many different cultivars have been created with different foliage colors."

1 Species ID Suggestions

Zariga
Zariga 6 years ago
Polka Dot Plant
Hypoestes phyllostachya Hypoestes phyllostachya


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5 Comments

Kiloueka
Kiloueka 6 years ago

Eep, I wish I knew that 822 spottings ago xD

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Kiloueka, if you edit this spotting, you will find out you can drag the pin to the exact location the spotting was made.

Kiloueka
Kiloueka 6 years ago

There's now much I can do about that, since that's where the pin goes when I type in the city name, thanks for the ID though :)

Zariga
Zariga 6 years ago

Hah, no I don't think they do. You should fix the "pin" placement on the map, Kiloueka :)

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago

Do these really grow in the ocean?

Kiloueka
Spotted by
Kiloueka

Monterey, California, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2015
Submitted on May 1, 2015

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