Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Amphibians
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Long Blooming
Good Cut Flowers
Tolerates wet sites
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Plant in or around water or bog gardens
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Chelone glabra

Turtlehead

Intriguing white flowers resembling a turtle's head are often flushed with pink and appear in small clusters at the end of the stems. Veined foliage extends up the stem. A fine choice along streams or for woodland planting.

Can tolerate wet locations
Native

Height:

24-36 Inches

Spacing:

18-24"

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Time:

Late Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

White

Chelone (che-lo'-nee)

Family: Scrophulariaceae · Common Name: Turtlehead

Unique flowers in shades of rose and white attract butterflies and provide late-season color in shaded or woodland gardens. Grows well in moist or average soil; needs more moisture in full sun.

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