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Houttuynia cordata - 'Chameleon'

Houttuynia cordata - 'Chameleon'
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Variegated multicolour Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Half hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Houttuynia cordata:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates permanently wet soil
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Houttuynia cordata

  • Invasive/spreading root growth
  • Invasive top growth
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
plants and shrubs for very wet soil
plants for heavy clay soils

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