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Chelone glabra

Turtlehead

Showy spikes of 2" white hooded flowers, sometimes tinged pink. Dense clumps of crisp, dark green foliage. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Native.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:24-48 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Ivory, White

Prefers partial shade, but can take full sun if given ample moisture. Grows best in moist, even boggy soil, but will adapt to drier soils. 

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Wet
Flowering Months
August
September
October
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Bog
Cut Flower
East-Coast Native
Naturalizing