Fuiri-dokudami,

Houttuynia cordata cv. variedgata

  • Fuiri-dokudami,
  • Fuiri-dokudami,
  • Flower name
    Fuiri-dokudami,
  • Scientific name
    Houttuynia cordata cv. variedgata
  • Alias斑入り毒痛み, Houttuynia cordata
  • Place of origin Horticultural species, (Dokudami originates from Japan to East Asia, China)
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Fuiri-dokudami,

Fuiri-dokudami or Houttuynia cordata 'Variedgata' (Scientific name: Houttuynia cordata cv. Variedgata) is a horticultural variety of the dokudami (scientific name: Houttuynia cordata) with red, yellow, white, light yellow and pink spots on the leaf margins. It was originally bred in Japan during the Edo period (1603-1868) and imported back to Japan. It reproduces by underground stems. What looks like a white flower is a bract. The flowers are yellow and tubular. Because it is a dokudami, it has a peculiar odor.

Common name: Fuiri-dokudami, Scientific name: Houttuynia cordata cv. Variedgata, also known as "Goshiki Dokudami", Chameleon, Place of origin: Horticultural species, (Dokudami originates from Japan to East Asia, China), Stem length: 15-50 cm, Leaf color: double, Flowering season: June-July; flower color (actual color of bracts): white; true flower color: yellow of tubular flowers.


  • Eye
    Piperales
  • Family
    Saururaceae
  • Genus
    Houttuynia
  • Species
    H. cordata cv. Variedgata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

Random flowers