Houittuynia Plant Growing: How To Grow Chameleon Ground Cover In The Garden - Chameleon plants (Houittuynia) are a colorful ground cover in areas that might otherwise remain bare because of poor or wet soil. Chameleon ground cover is adaptable to many areas and can be useful in the landscape. However, chameleon plant care includes containing the plant and keeping its invasive tendencies within bounds.

Growing Chameleon Plants – Information On The Care Of Chameleon Ground Cover

Houittuynia Plant Growing: How To Grow Chameleon Ground Cover In The Garden - Chameleon plants (Houittuynia) are a colorful ground cover in areas that might otherwise remain bare because of poor or wet soil. Chameleon ground cover is adaptable to many areas and can be useful in the landscape. However, chameleon plant care includes containing the plant and keeping its invasive tendencies within bounds.

Ground covers are supposed to spread quickly, but some can be impossible to control. Don't plant these thugs anywhere near your garden or yard.: Chameleon Plant (Houttuynia cordata)

Ground covers are supposed to spread quickly, but some can be impossible to control. Don't plant these thugs anywhere near your garden or yard.: Chameleon Plant (Houttuynia cordata)

Chameleon Plant  -Houttuynia cordata- green leaves mottled with shades of red, cream, pink, and yellow-small white flowers in May zones 4-10 --10-15 inches tall

Perennials For Wet Soil

Chameleon Plant -Houttuynia cordata- green leaves mottled with shades of red, cream, pink, and yellow-small white flowers in May zones 4-10 --10-15 inches tall

The# Chameleon plant changes color, thus the name. You can also bring it indoors for a houseplant. Small #white #flowers appear from July to August, but sometimes hard to see because of its foliage. Being similar in shape to English Ivy, it features boldl

The# Chameleon plant changes color, thus the name. You can also bring it indoors for a houseplant. Small #white #flowers appear from July to August, but sometimes hard to see because of its foliage. Being similar in shape to English Ivy, it features boldl

Chameleon Plant 'Chameleon' Houttuynia cordata Sun/Part Shade, Ponds

Chameleon Plant 'Chameleon' Houttuynia cordata Sun/Part Shade, Ponds

Chameleon Plant 'Chameleon' Houttuynia cordata Type: Groundcovers, Perennials, Ponds and Aquatics Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm) Conditions: Zone 5-9, Sun to Partial Shade

Chameleon Plant 'Chameleon' Houttuynia cordata Type: Groundcovers, Perennials, Ponds and Aquatics Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm) Conditions: Zone 5-9, Sun to Partial Shade

Chameleon plant - can't get rid of this.  Its roots are incredibly deep, and it spreads quickly.  I put this in my weed category.

Chameleon plant - can't get rid of this. Its roots are incredibly deep, and it spreads quickly. I put this in my weed category.

This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple.

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This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple.

Chameleon Plant Ground Cover--Heart-shaped yellow, green, bronze & scarlet foliage with small white flowers that appear in summer. Zone 6. Full Sun. Low spreading. 6-8" tall. Likes Wet soil. Can become invasive, so be careful.

Chameleon Plant Ground Cover--Heart-shaped yellow, green, bronze & scarlet foliage with small white flowers that appear in summer. Zone 6. Full Sun. Low spreading. 6-8" tall. Likes Wet soil. Can become invasive, so be careful.

Learn how to create a chic and simple DIY ivy-covered garden trellis, just in time for summer outdoor entertaining, right here on the One Kings Lane Style Guide!

An Insanely Chic (and Simple!) Garden Trellis DIY

Learn how to create a chic and simple DIY ivy-covered garden trellis, just in time for summer outdoor entertaining, right here on the One Kings Lane Style Guide!

Image of Euphorbia dulcis 'Chameleon'

Image of Euphorbia dulcis 'Chameleon'

Plant Profile for Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’ - Chameleon Plant Perennial

Plant Profile for Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’ - Chameleon Plant Perennial

Chameleon Plant (Houttuynia Cordata ‘Chameleon’) WARNING spreads like crazy and can quickly get out of hand so be careful where you put it!

Chameleon Plant (Houttuynia Cordata ‘Chameleon’) WARNING spreads like crazy and can quickly get out of hand so be careful where you put it!

Get detailed growing information on this plant and hundreds more in BHG's Plant Encyclopedia./

Get detailed growing information on this plant and hundreds more in BHG's Plant Encyclopedia./

Houttuynia cordata (Chameleon Plant)

Houttuynia cordata (Chameleon Plant)

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