Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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Riverbend Nursery (AKW)

Chelone lyonii 'Tiny Tortuga'

Turtlehead

Pink summer bloomer that prefers damp soil.

USPPP

Height:

11-15 in

Spacing:

8-10"

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Time:

Pink

Bloom Color:

Pink

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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