- Flower nameHypoestes phyllostachya
- Scientific nameHypoestes phyllostachya
- AliasHypoestes, ヒポエステス, ソバカスソウ
- Place of originMadagascar
- Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, December
What is Hypoestes phyllostachya
Hypoestes phyllostachya (scientific name: Hypoestes phyllostachya) is an evergreen shrub native to Madagascar, belonging to the genus Hypoestes in the family Acanthaceae. It has green leaves with peachy or white spots scattered like freckles. It produces red flowers in winter and spring, but they are not very conspicuous. It can be planted in summer flowerbeds and containers.
Common name: Hypoestes phyllostachya, scientific name: Hypoestes phyllostachya, origin: Madagascar, height: 5 to 1 m, leaf shape: ovate to oblong, inflorescence: opposite, Leaf color: green with white or pink spots.