Houttuynia cordata /Chameleon Houttuynia

Houttuynia cordata     / Houttuynia cordata
Dense ground cover of foliage
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Dense ground cover of foliage

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Scientific Name: Houttuynia cordata
Common Name: Chameleon Houttuynia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: It grows well in shade, moist to wet soils and even when partically submerged. There are several varieties and some have showy leaves with white, cream, yellow, bronze, and/or red in the leaf margins or blades.