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Ivy type plant with a Japanese name?

Posted by debrichard z5 Mich (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 1, 10 at 21:58

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?
thanks!


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RE: Ivy type plant with a Japanese name?

Perhaps you are talking about houttuynia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houttuynia


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