If you haven’t already thought about growing a chameleon plant, it might be time to add it to your very own flower garden. Grow chameleon in containers, or use it to control erosion throughout your yard. Chameleon plant is a great flower garden idea and is a wonderful ground cover. Learn how to grow it today!
Grow Zone: Grow zones 5-9
Water and Sun Needs: Chameleon likes areas of partial sun to shade. Keep soil moist throughout the dry seasons for best growth.
Average Size: Expect the chameleon plant to grow to be 6 inches tall and 2-5 feet wide. These plants grow!
Plant Type: Perennial
Special Features: Chameleon is great for containers and stuns any passerby with its rich fragrance. The heart shape leaves provide a rich array of colors that include red, yellow, and green. The Chameleon plant can be propagated by seed and division.
How to Get Started: Chameleon grows best in soil that is rich and “humusy.” Because chameleon loves moist soil, it works as great ground cover in rainy climates.
When to Harvest: There is not an edible harvest from a chameleon plant growers can expect a gorgeous showing of flowers come late spring.
What to Plant It With: Plant the pretty chameleon with primrose and lobelia for a wonderful splash of color.
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