Polka Dot Plant (Polka-dot Plant, Hypoestes, Freckle Face, Flamingo Plant)
Safe to Feed
- Common Name: Polka Dot Plant (Polka-dot Plant, Hypoestes, Freckle Face, Flamingo Plant)
- Latin Name: Hypoestes phyllostachya
- Family Name: Acanthaceae
The Polka Dot Plant has colourful foliage and is often kept as a houseplant in the UK, and occasionally grown outdoors as an annual.
It is fine to feed to your tortoise, but ensure that no fertiliser or insecticide has been used if you have recently purchased the plant.