General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 12 inches to 18 inches (20-30 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Malodorous
Variegated
Other
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
White
Other: Greenish-yellow with large white bracts
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Water gardens
Medicinal Herb
Salad greens
Cooked greens
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Leaves
Roots
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

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Common names
  • Chameleon Plant
  • Tsi
  • Lizard Tail
  • Heartleaf
  • Bishop's Weed
  • Fishwort

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful and unusual by valleylynn Oct 18, 2011 2:55 PM 2

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