Synonym: Houttuynia cordata 'Tricolor', H. cordata 'Variegata'
Heart-leaved houttuynia is a species found in damp, shady regions up to 2400 m in altitude in Japan, China and across south-east Asia. The Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' variety is from Korea.
In the garden its spectacular foliage is an ideal ornament for a shady border with moist soil. Planted on the banks of streams or ponds houttuynia can even cope when slightly submerged.
A rhizomatous plant that is fabulous as ground cover.
Very effective grown in pots
Height: 25 cm. Hardiness: 15 °C. Deciduous in winter.
- 0,7 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 8-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Flower colour: white
- Flowering period: summer flowers