Hypoestes aristata is a hardy, evergreen, small, rounded shrub with abundant spikes of 2-lipped pink flowers with dark purple spots. It flowers in the middle of winter and is great for attracting butterflies. Prune back after flowering to keep in shape.
Plant Hypoestes aristata in sun or semi-shade. In some areas it is used as spinach.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.