Chameleon plant, houttuynia cordata, Kentlands Photowalk

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Chameleon plant, houttuynia cordata, Kentlands Photowalk


Houttuynia cordata, also known as fish mint, fish leaf, rainbow plant, chameleon plant, heart leaf, fish wort, Chinese lizard tail, or bishop's weed, is one of two species in the genus Houttuynia. It is a flowering plant native to Southeast Asia. It grows in moist, shady locations. 


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Chameleon plant, houttuynia cordata, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 4407
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Photograph by Roy Kelley 
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Good afternoon, Roy,

This is a new one for me.  I have not met or seen this plant in my botanical expeditions.  A

Jul 22, 2019 01:11 PM #1
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Can't say I have ever seen this one before, Roy. It wouldn't live in Central Oregon.

Jul 22, 2019 04:47 PM #3
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Hi Roy Kelley  Thanks for sharing the extra information about this beautiful plant.

Jul 22, 2019 05:23 PM #4
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

There's a certain innocence and purity to that blossom, Roy!  It's really quite pretty.

Jul 22, 2019 09:59 PM #6
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Roy - whenever I see different names of plants it makes me wonder how/why a particular name comes to be.  Plant genealogy I guess.  But I digress.  Again.  

Jul 23, 2019 05:57 AM #8
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for stopping by. It is always good to hear from you.

Jul 23, 2019 06:06 AM #9
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