HOUTTUYNIA (Hootenanny Plant) Perennial groundcover for sun or shade
Houttuynia cordata ‘Variegata’ Ht. 1’ groundcover
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HABIT: Colorful groundcover that spreads aggressively and has yellow rosy and red foliage color in full sun. Bruised foliage smells like citrus. Native to Japan. Dies completely away in winter.
CULTURE: Can take any soil condition but does best in wet or boggy soil. A nice surprise – it loves wet feet.
USES: Groundcover for poorly drained areas.
PROBLEMS: Needs to be contained. Is very invasive.