Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’

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0.3m ht x 1m sp

2-5 years until maturity

‘Chameleon’ is a mat-forming, spreading, herbaceous perennial with showy splashes of cream yellow, pink, & red on the leaves and white flower spikes in late spring.

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Botanical name

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

Other names

Heart-leaved houttuynia 'Chameleon' , Houttuynia cordata 'Tricolour', Houttuynia cordata 'Tricolor', Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata', Houttuynia cordata 'Court Jester'

Genus

Houttuynia

Variety or Cultivar

'Chameleon' _ 'Chameleon' is a mat-forming, spreading, herbaceous perennial with showy splashes of cream yellow, pink, & red on the leaves and white flower spikes in late spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Orange-scented foliage

Habit

Spreading

COLOUR

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Red, Pink, Grey-green, Yellow, Variegated in Summer

General care

Pruning

Vvigorous plants. Divide regularly to limit spread.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed

WHERE TO GROW

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' (Heart-leaved houttuynia 'Chameleon' ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in reliably moist, humus-rich, fertile soil in full sun or part shade. Can be planted in shallow pond margins.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Botanical name

Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’

Other names

Heart-leaved houttuynia ‘Chameleon’ , Houttuynia cordata ‘Tricolour’, Houttuynia cordata ‘Tricolor’, Houttuynia cordata ‘Variegata’, Houttuynia cordata ‘Court Jester’

Genus

Houttuynia

Variety or Cultivar

‘Chameleon’ _ ‘Chameleon’ is a mat-forming, spreading, herbaceous perennial with showy splashes of cream yellow, pink, & red on the leaves and white flower spikes in late spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Orange-scented foliage

Habit

Spreading

COLOUR

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Red, Pink, Grey-green, Yellow, Variegated in Summer

General care

Pruning

Vvigorous plants. Divide regularly to limit spread.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed

WHERE TO GROW

Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’ (Heart-leaved houttuynia ‘Chameleon’ ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bog garden, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in reliably moist, humus-rich, fertile soil in full sun or part shade. Can be planted in shallow pond margins.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered