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.