|These Japanese natives thrive in moist, even boggy conditions. Easy to grow, they are prized for their colorful, variegated leaves, which have yellow and pink edges, and are shaped like English Ivy. Small clusters of flowers grow atop long stems. Bruised leaves have a strong, citrus smell. Invasive in wet ground. Use as a ground cover or in containers in shade, or in sun in foggy areas. Start by seeds or division.
Also called 'Variegata', its foliage has splashes of pink, yellow, cream, and red. Reaches 1 foot tall.
Attributes - Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'
Plant Type: Ground Cover
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Fall
Flower Color: White
Height: 6 in. to 1 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Sunlight: Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Container Plants.