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Can somebody identity this mystery plant in my garden?





  • That's houttuynia 'Chameleon'


  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,463

    Houttuynia image

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

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,374

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

    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 33,890

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

    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,874

    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.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • 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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