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elainab

I'm a Long Island, NY gardener and my garden therapy keeps me sane, so I try to spend as much time as I can outside or at the beach.

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' syn. Houttuynia cordata 'Court Jester', Houttuynia cordata 'Flame', Houttuynia cordata 'Tricolour', Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata', Houttuynia foetida

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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elainab

Help, please help me identify this plant or plants...multiple color variations on the leaves.

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thewatcheruatu

Can't believe I can actually help somebody. I have the same stuff. Smells lemony when pulled? It is called Houttuynia cordata. Chameleon variety.

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elainab

@thewatcheruatu yes....thank you

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thewatcheruatu

I will say that yours looks a lot better than mine, though. I'm in the process of trying to eradicate it, since it is so aggressive.

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elainab

I am noticing it in new places...not sure where it even came from..lol it in my montauk daisy's too I just noticed.

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