Chelone (Turtlehead)
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Chelone 'Tiny Tortuga'

Turtlehead

Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: pp25350

Recommended Substitute
Chelone obliqua

Turtlehead

Very dark green foliage on more compact plants, very floriferous with rosy-purple flowers.
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The hot pink flowers are highlighted above red stems on this early blooming variety. Very compact with shiny dark green-bronze foliage.

  • Rosy-purple flowers
  • Blooms mid-late summer
  • Very floriferous
Item # Pack Size  
4509975 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

12-16 in.

Spread:

9-12 in.

Zone:

4-8

Chelone

Common Name: Turtlehead

Plants form dense upright clumps of attractive dark green foliage. Flowers bloom mid-late summer and resemble the shape of a turtle's head. Very pest resistant. Grows best in moist soil. Plant near water or in the moist perennial border.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Bog
Good Container Plant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer
Summer