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Hippo® White Polka Dot Plant

Proven Winners

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  • Light Requirement is Full Shade to Partial Shade
  • Height 16-22 Inches
  • Width 8-14 Inches
  • Use as a filler when using in containers
  • Great for growing outdoors or as a houseplant!

For that special something that transports shady combinations from ordinary to unforgettable, look to this Polka Dot Plant, Hippo White. We don’t know why it’s named “Hippo”, since we’ve yet to see a polka-dotted hippo, but it’s every bit as charming as the hippos we’ve met.

This one is all about the foliage, but what foliage! Sporting splashy cream variegation that somehow goes with everything, this Hypoestes phyllostachya adds some fun to shady pots, beds, and borders as an upright filler, and can keep you company indoors in cold winter climates.

Hippo® White Polka Dot Plant Care

This easy-care Hypoestes was made for the shade and likes full- to part-shade locations best. It’s heat-tolerant, so it’s a great option for places with steamy summers. Average soil and moisture needs make it easy to find a spot for this adaptable stunner. If desired, pinch growing tips for fuller growth.

Hippo® White Polka Dot Plant Spacing

Hippo White tops out at 16-22 inches and spreads about 8-14, so a spacing of 6-12 inches apart is recommended.

Hippo® White Polka Dot Plant Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11
Flower Color(s): Grown for Foliage
Foliage Color(s) Green, White
Foliage Description: White and Green Speckles
Light Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Shade
Height Class: Medium
Height: 16-22 Inches
Spread: 8-14 Inches
Spacing: 6-10 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Container Role: Filler
Use Types: Container, Houseplant, Landscape, Mass Planting
Features: Low Maintenance, Foliage Interest, Deadheading Not Necessary
Maintenance: Easy
Scientific Name: Hypoestes phyllostachya 'G15180' USPP 30,505, Can PBRAF
Common Name: Hippo® White Polka Dot Plant
Other Name(s):
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Winners
SKU:
HYPHWP

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addicts Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts always guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy & healthy. However, plant(s) are being shipped through the mail & sometimes accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped, just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note, plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly. 

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty, whether you're a new gardener or an expert. There are many variables outside of anyone's control that can cause a plant to die. Hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, diseases & pests are all good examples of what can cause plants to die. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all of the unknowns and will replace your plant if something were to happen to it.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant(s). We will cover 100% of the price of the plant, but the warranty does not cover shipping costs. SImply let us know if your plant has died within 1 year of receiving it and we will get you a new one shipped out as soon as possible (depending on the time of the year and availability). We may ask for photos for documentation purposes, but we try to make the process as easy as possible.

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Plant Shipping

Below are some factors we consider when determining when to ship the plants depending on the timing of the order.

Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.

Summer

If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
We review what areas the plants are traveling through as well as your location.

Fall into Winter

We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!

Winter

Get your order in early to reserve your plants for Spring planting!

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an automated email with tracking information. 

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations