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Chameleon plant

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

1m

15cm

Min

80cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Chameleon plant Overview

This is a deciduous perennial which has aromatic leaves and will produces small sprays of white flowers in the summer. They will prefer a partially shaded environment and will grow in shallow water or moist soil. It may become invasive so be prepared to give this species of perennial some room.

Common problems with Chameleon plant

Other uses of Chameleon plant

Ground cover, bog, fragrance, semi-aquatic, under shrubs