Ivy type plant with a Japanese name?

drich30099July 1, 2010

Hi, a couple of yrs. ago a friend gave me some ivy type groundcover that has red along with the dark green on the leaves. I planted it on a tough slope leading down to our lakeside but only a few survived, the ones closest to the water, it obviously likes to be wet. Right now the couple of plants i have left have a tiny white flower on them. Can anyone tell me the name and a source where I could get more?


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onthebrinck(6 Central New Jersey)

Perhaps you are talking about houttuynia


    Bookmark   July 6, 2010 at 11:24AM
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