Polka Dot Plant
Polka Dot Plant Plant Features
Polka dot plant is one of the cheeriest foliage plants around -- and most colorful. This beauty shows off red, pink, or white leaves marked with splashes of dark green. Polka dot plant forms a relatively low mound of foliage that looks good by itself or outstanding when mixed with other plants such as calathea that have fun foliage.
Get the most from polka dot plant's bright color by growing it a pot that contrasts or complements the colorful foliage. And try mixing polka-dot plant varieties for a fun look; red and white varieties, for example, are fun for the holidays.
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Polka Dot Plant Growing Instructions
Grow polka dot plant in a bright or medium-light spot. It can tolerate bright spots indoors and doesn't mind a little direct sun on its foliage. Polka dot plant tolerates low light fairly well, too, but we don't recommend growing it in low-light spots for extended periods because it can grow tall and lanky.
Water polka dot plant enough to keep the soil consistently moist (but not soggy). This colorful houseplant will wilt if it dries out too much, but is quick to spring back to life when you water it again.
If polka dot plant gets too tall, you can prune it back at any time. A little haircut helps keep polka dot plant a small and bushy houseplant.
Fertilize polka dot plant once or twice a year -- at
Like many houseplants, polka dot plant also does well outdoors in shady spots in garden beds, borders, and containers.
Note: Polka dot plant is not meant for human or animal consumption.
Indoors: High light
Indoors: Medium light
Pink, Red, Variegated, White
Medium water needs
Purifies the air
Complement your Polka Dot Plant with these varieties:
African mask plant has a bold texture that makes a stunning counterpoint to polka dot plant's speckled foliage.
Devil's backbone has attractive, interesting stems. Mix it with polka dot plant's attractive and interesting leaves.
Oyster plant is a lovely partner with strappy leaves to pair with polka dot plant's rounded foliage.