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Houttuynia cordata ‘Chamaeleon’

Chameleon plant

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.1m to 0.3m
  • Spread1m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite-green
  • Leaf ColourMid green yellow-red

Description

Houttuynia cordata ‘Chamaeleon’ (Chameleon plant). This is also known as H. cordata 'Variegata'. A vigorous, deciduous perennial with aromatic, heart-shaped, mid green leaves with yellow and red margins.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Ground cover, bog, fragrance

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Runners in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and Snails

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