Growing guide

How to grow hypoestes

These compact houseplants, with leaves vividly splashed with red, pink and white, thrive in warm, humid air, such as in bathrooms and kitchens, or in terrariums. 

Quick facts

  • Leaves are brightly speckled with red, pink or white
  • Small, bushy plants with a lush, tropical appearance
  • They like bright, indirect light – for the best leaf colour, avoid poorly lit locations 
  • Moderate to high humidity keeps them looking their best
  • An ideal terrarium plant

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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