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A picture of a Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Podophyllum versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








5 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

A close up of the green leaf of Podophyllum versipelle with black splodges that give it it's  cultivar name of "Spotty Dotty" taken by Jo Baker
A photo of Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty' Overview

This perennial has large, umbrella-shaped leaves that have pointed lobes and are heavily-spotted with bronze, particularly in spring. In late spring or early summer it can develop dark red, hanging, narrow, bell-shaped flowers.

Common problems with Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Generally disease free but can suffer from damage by slugs & snails.

    How to harvest Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'


    Divide in late spring or early summer.

    Special features of Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

    Indoor plant

    Attractive leaves

    Ground cover

    Other uses of Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

    A low maintenance plant that is frequently grown as ground cover under roses and shrubs it also suits urban courtyard gardens and is occasionally grown as a house plant in conservatories and used to provide tropical looking architectural interest in offices.