Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' - Chameleon Plant

Regular price £3.95

  • Approximate height: 20cm (8 inches)
  • Recommended water depth over crown of plant: 0 - 3cm (0 - 1 inch)
  • Flowering time: June - August
  • Flower colour: White
  • Supplied in the 8cm pot and light soil we grow them in - we recommend potting on using a 1 litre pot and aquatic soil

This plant is best known for its vivid variegated foliage, in shades of green, yellow and red, with simple white flowers in early summer. The strongest coloration is achieved in full or partial sun; in shade the leaves are a more subtle green and gold. It really is stunning, as well as being easy to grow. A good plant for ground cover, it is best kept in a pot if you do not want it to spread. It is sometimes known as "Orange Peel Plant", because its leaves give off a strong orange scent if crushed.  

Read more here on how to pot and care for your plant.