Erba pesce

Botanical name: Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

Houttuynia cordata ' Chameleon ' is a variety native to Asia. This plant is characterized by the heart-shaped foliage and variegated yellow and red.

The rhizomes of Houttuynia propagate easily, developing erect stems, which can reach up to 60 cm high. Used as an ornamental plant from border, it is additionally a variety of edible, widely used in Asian cooking sauces and seafood.

The bloom is white and makes an appearance in summer.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Shaded
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Poor
  • Land
    Well drained
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