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HOUTTUYNIA (Hootenanny Plant) Houttuynia cordata ‘Variegata’ (who-TEEN-yah core-DAH-tah)

Perennial groundcover for sun or shade

Height 1" groundcover Spacing 1" - 2"

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. Zones 4 - 11.

USES: Groundcover for poorly drained areas. 

PROBLEMS:  Needs to be contained. Is very invasive.

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