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Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’

Family: Saururaceae

Common name: FISH MINT

Native to: East Asia


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 1.3 feet

Max width: 2 feet


secondary color present, white/off white


green, light, secondary color present, warm


Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: light shade

Landscape uses: container, ground cover

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: loam, wide range

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: moist, regular

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