Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

garystpaul(4)August 24, 2012

Just picked this up at a local nursery. Now, after some internet sleuthing, I'm getting the impression it's a noxious, invasive plant that should be avoided. But maybe not in cold, cold Minnesota? Does anyone have experience or advice to share? I don't want to make a ghastly mistake. TIA, Gary

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FlowerGardener(Z4 MN)

I wouldn't plant it where it is not absolutely contained or you will be digging it out for a long time trying to get rid of all of it.

    Bookmark   August 25, 2012 at 2:08PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

I agree with flowergardener. My neighbor has been digging it out of her garden. A little bit left in the soil can start it spreading again.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 12:33AM
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