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Another mystery?


Can somebody identity this mystery plant in my garden?





  • That's houttuynia 'Chameleon'


  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,149

    Houttuynia image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,727

    Has a habit of being a bit rampant, if you are not careful.

    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 36,203

    It has pretty white flowers and smells of bitter oranges when crushed.

    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,702

    I do like crushing the leaves for the smell.

    I find its only rampant in wet soil. In dry soil it hardly moves. It tolerates shade.

  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,029

    Ah, that's why it's so rampant here then fidgetimage.  Next time a bit pops it's head up (I have been trying to get rid of it) I will put some in a pot and enjoy it thereimage

  • Hi all 

    thanks very much for the help- I'll try and keep it under control ?

  • Is this plants evergreen??   Be nice in a container if it is.  

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