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Hypoestes phyllostachya

Phonetic Spelling
hy-poh-ES-teez fy-lo-STAK-ee-ah
Description

Low drought tolerance. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Grown for green and white or pink and green foliage

Family name previously Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#full sun tolerant#annual#green#pink flowers#deer resistant#fantz#partial shade tolerant#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#full sun tolerant#annual#green#pink flowers#deer resistant#fantz#partial shade tolerant#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hypoestes
    Species:
    phyllostachya
    Family:
    Acanthaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Pink
    White
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Accent