Chelone glabra

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Turtlehead

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Hooded, snap-dragon-like, white flowers with a tinge of pink. Coarsely-toothed, lance-shaped, dark green leaves.

Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

18-30 Inches

Color

White

Interesting Notes

Synonymous with C. obliqua 'Alba'

Bloom Time

August-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows in wet and moist areas along streams and ponds.

Good Companions

Tussock Sedge (Carex stricta), Gray's Sedge (Carex grayi)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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