Hippo White Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya 'Hippo White')
Hypoestes phyllostachya 'Hippo White'

Perennial (usually grown as an annual near you) in the Acanthaceae Family
Buy Hippo White Polka Dot Plant
Size Notes Price Availability
Tray of 10 4" pots Greenhouse $41.25 Likely available
5/30 - 6/2
6/13 - 6/16
7/4 - 7/7

Available June 7
Size Notes Price Availability
Tray of 10 4" pots Greenhouse $41.25 Available for Pre-Order
5/30 - 6/2
Estimated Arrival Jun 7


This plant is probably not winter-hardy outdoors where you live.

Plant Data

Mature Size 12 - 24 inches tall. 9 - 12 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Partial Shade - Partial Shade
Moisture Tolerance Medium
Zones 10a - 11b (Usually hardy to 30° F)
Tags Annual in Chicago, Grown For Attractive Foliage, House Plants, Medium, Medium, Partial Shade, Partial Shade, Perennial, Shade Tolerant, Tender Perennial
Bloom Period Seasonal bloomer
Foliage Color

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Pricing and Availability History

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We try very hard to source exactly what you’d like, but sometimes growers run out of plants! While this variety is a great deal at the price shown, we know that it has limited availability. If you want the plant even if it might be more expensive, or in a different size or quantity -- after you place your order, just send us a quick note at help@northshoreplantclub.com. Then, we’ll try to get you some version of this from one of our growers. And if we can’t get it from anywhere, of course, we’ll send a refund!

Field-Grown vs. Greenhouse-Grown Plants

Plants which are well-adapted to our local climate are most often field-grown (outside). Field-grown plants are generally cheaper and have the advantage of already somewhat acclimated to our cold winters, but that means they’re not artificially far along in the spring and tend to bloom at the normal time in our area.

Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.

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We order from a rotating cast of the best nurseries in the Great Lakes region. It looks like we've offered this plant in the past, but the nurseries we're working with this week don't appear to have it in stock at the moment.

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