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HOUTTUYNIA

Cultivars are generally less vigorous.

Genus of one species of perennial found in damp, shady sites in woodland, scrub and marshy habitats in eastern Asia.

The edible leaf has a taste described as fishy, hence the name fish mint. It can be used as a salad garnish.

Further Reading....

  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - useful as ground cover in a damp border or by a pool or stream.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails.
  • Place of origin - eastern Asia.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich

Buy Varieties of HOUTTUYNIA

HOUTTUYNIA cordata 'Chameleon'

HOUTTUYNIA cordata 'Chameleon'  >

Multicoloured variegated heart-shaped leaves, white tangerine scented flowers. Prefers moist soil or a boggy area
£10.50 each

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